Imperial Bronze

Antoninus Pius
Roman Imperial
Asia Minor
Roman Empire
Middle East




Diameter: 7/8 in. (22.8 mm)

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



Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Syria, West Asia, Asia



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Laureate head of A. Pius right Reverse: SC within wreath Obverse: Legend: (Mostly cut off on left side, letters seem to begin from 9.00) [??C]ANT?N[E]INOCC[EIA] ending 4.00, clockwise; Type: laureate, bearded head (bust) facing right, diadem at back of head; eyes large; nose slightly concave; under chin some sort of flower/snowflake shape; small portion of shoulder visible; Border: dots Reverse: Legend: Does not appear to be one; Type: "SC" in the middle of a wreath; Border: barely visible solid; probably used to be dots


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

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