Dupondius

Antoninus Pius, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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152-153

Bronze

Overall: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

Weight: 12 g

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

27.1.29338

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Radiate head of Pius right Reverse: Indulgentia seated left Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP TRPXVII; Type: radiate, 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 "R" incised on shoulder; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: INDVLGENTIA AVG COS IIII; Exergue: S C; Type: draped female figure facing forward, seated; crowned and chignoned head looking right; figure‘s right hand open, extended toward viewer; in left hand holding a sceptre; Border: semicircles

Published References

RIC Vol.3. p.141, no. 919

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 316

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