Antoninus Pius
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Weight: 3.3 g

Diameter: 11/16 in. (18 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVSAVG PIVSTRPXII; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; nose convex; small portion of shoulder visible.; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: C O S IIII; Type: draped female figure facing forward, standing; left knee bent slightly forward, right leg below knee showing; chignoned head looking right; to figure's right is an altar slightly taller than figure's knee, coiled with a snake, which is extending toward figure's right hand.; Border: dots, worn

Published References

RIC, Vol .3, p. 48, no.181


Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

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