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Sestertius: CM.6574-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61)
Mint: Rome
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, for $40.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 31.92 mm
Image(width): 32.96 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

153 - 154

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 25.35 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right

  • Text: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR XVII
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Libertas standing right with pileus, right hand extended

  • Text: LIBERTAS COS III / S C
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6574-2007
Primary reference Number: 166137
RIC: 3.140.916a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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