Co 1255 (Early Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC III, Antoninus Pius 520a, p. 96 (mint of Rome)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Sestertius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
31.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
20.67
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[IMP T AEL] CAES HADR AN|TONINV[S AVG PIVS]
Reverse Description
Annona standing left, holding two corn ears in right hand over modius and cornucopia in left arm
Reverse Inscription
[P M TR POT COS DES II]; to left and right, S – C (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1255 (Early Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1255>