Creator

Creation Date

142 CE

Era

1-500 CE

Medium

Sestertius (Roman mint coinage)

Dimensions

32mm diameter, 25.71g

Credit Line

Purchase by the Department of Art History

Accession Number

2015.174.1

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, Roman.

Description

An Antoninus Pius sestertius, marked "ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS" on obverse. On the reverse, Apollo stands facing, with his head left and holds a lyre in his left hand and a patera in his right hand. Marked with "APOLLINI AVGVSTO S.C." on reverse.

Provenance

All proper markings, checked by the American Numismatic Society

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