Denarius of Antoninus Pius, "CONSECRATIO"
Weight: 3.19 g
Overall: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund
Place Made: Europe
Numismatics: Greek and Roman
Not on view
Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, facing right, bearded, with drapery over the shoulder. Border of dots. Legend: DIVVS ANTONINVS (Divine Antoninus) clockwise from seven o’clock. Reverse: Pyre in four tiers, decorated with garlands, statues on first tier in arcades, door in second tier, surmounted by a quadriga. Legend: CONSECRATIO (consecration) clockwise from eight o’clock
CLST 18, HIST 94.6, History of the Roman Empire, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2012
Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Yale University Collection-Sharing Initiative, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 5-June 24, 2012.
IMPERIUM ROMANUM IN NUMMIS, The Roman Empire in and on Its Coinage, a booklet with entries created by Dartmouth students and Professor Roberta Stewart, Spring 2012, no. 29, Jamie Chapman, Class of 2012.
Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 2005.
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