Denarius

Antoninus Pius, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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153-154

Silver

Overall: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)

Weight: 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

27.1.29340

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head of A. Pius right Reverse: Fortuna standing holding rudder and cornucopiae Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP TRP[XV]II; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; eyes large; nose straight; mouth probably straight (worn); small portion of shoulder visible; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: COS IIII; Type: draped female figure facing forward, standing; right knee bent slightly forward; head in headgear looking left; figure‘s right hand holding a rudder or oar, in left hand cornucopiae; Border: solid in areas

Published References

RIC Vol.3, p.54, no. 232

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 253

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