Overall: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Weight: 3.1 g
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
Numismatics: Greek and Roman
Not on view
Obverse: laureate head of A. Pius right Reverse: Annona seated right holding cornucopiae Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG [PIVS PP] IMP II; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; eyes relatively small, apparently with bags under them; nose straight, even a bit concave; angular chin; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: seemingly solid Reverse: Legend: (illegible from 8.00 to 11.00) [TRPOTXIX] COS IIII; Type: draped female figure turned left, seated on a chair with a back; apparently no headgear (could be due to wear); head looking right; holding something over lap (RIC: cornucopiae) with right hand near bottom, left near top; slightly raised feet suggest a footstool; Border: dots
RIC Vol.3, p.56, no. 250
Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.
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