Denarius

Antoninus Pius, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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Silver

Overall: 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)

Weight: 3.3 g

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

27.1.29339

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bare head of Antoninus Pius right Reverse: Funeral pyure surmounted by Antoninus in Quadriga Obverse: Legend: DIVVS ANTONINVS; Type: bare, bearded head (bust) facing right; eyes large, drilled and deep-set; nose with slight bump at bridge; mouth straight; small portion of shoulder visible, shrouded; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: CONSECRATIO; Type: ziggurat-style funeral pyre; Border: dots

Published References

RIC Vol.3, p.247, no. 435

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 251

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