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Sestertius with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right. ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII Reverse: Winged thunderbolt with eight darts. PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM S C (left and right in field

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 26.65 gm.

Accession Number

35.237

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins