Antoninus Pius
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Weight: 3.4 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: Bare head of A. Pius right Reverse: Clasped hands holding Caduceus and corn ears Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP; Type: bare, bearded head (bust) facing right; eyes large; nose with slight bump at bridge; mouth straight; dimple in cheek; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: not readily visible Reverse: Legend: TR P C O S II; Type: Two hands, clasped, holding two heads of grain and caduceus; Border: none

Published References

RIC Vol. 3, p.31, no. 43


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

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