Obverse: Laureate head of A. Pius right
Reverse: Salus standing left holding spear and feeding snake arising from altar
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP TRPXVI; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; eyes large, drilled; nose with slight bump at bridge; mouth straight; small portion of shoulder visible. Letter "F" incised on shoulder; Border: dots
Reverse: Legend: SALVS AVG COS IIII; Type: draped female figure facing forward, standing; left knee bent slightly forward, right leg below knee showing; crowned or chignoned head looking right, braid (or two) coming off head; figure‘s right hand holding a patera, in left hand a long spear. On figure‘s right is an altar around which a snake is coiled, sticking out its tongue, reaching toward patera. In field, S C (Senatus Consulto) on either side of figure; Border: may have been dots
RIC Vol.3, p.139, no. 906
Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.
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