Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right
Reverse: Octastyle temple with seated figures of Augustus and Livia within
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVSAVG PIVS PPTRPXXII; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right (beard almost worn away), diadem at back of head; eyes large (with pupil rendered large, forward-looking); nose straight if not slightly concave; lips well-defined; under beard below chin well-defined; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: dots
Reverse: Legend: TEMPLVMDIVAVGREST (DIVi AVGusti RESTitutum); Exergue: COS III[I]; Type: temple with eight columns evenly spaced, with the two middle columns split further apart than the rest; roof triangular, with four marks over top angle; figure on either side of the roof; between the two middle columns are two tall figures; on top step in front of each outermost column is a standing human figure; Border: dots
Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.
Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.
RIC Vol.3, p.60, no. 290
Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.
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