Coin

Antoninus Pius, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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139

Bronze

Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.8 cm)

Weight: 12.2 g

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

27.1.29332

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head of Pius right Reverse: PAX standing left Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVGPIVS PP; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; eyes large; mouth straight, in a frown; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: TR POT COS II (7:00 to 4:00), clockwise; Exergue: PAX; Type: draped female figure facing forward, standing; left knee bent slightly forward, right leg below knee showing; crowned head looking right; figure‘s right hand holding a branch with five prongs, in left hand cornucopiae. In field, S C (Senatus Consulto) on either side of figure; Border: None visible

Published References

RIC Vol.3, p.31, no. 51

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 318

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