Coin, Dupondius

Antoninus Pius
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)

Weight: 10.5 g

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: Laureate head of Pius right Reverse: Ceres standing left Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS[PP]; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; nose worn, but apparently straight; mouth straight; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: dots, or possibly continuous (worn down) Reverse: Legend: TRPOT COS IIII; Type: draped female figure facing forward, standing; left knee bent slightly forward; head worn; figure's right hand seems to be empty, left hand holding something indistinguishable. In field, S C (Senatus Consulto) on either side of the figure; Border: dots, worn, far inside coin from 4.00 to 8.00

Published References

RIC Vol.3, p.44 or 45


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

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