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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2015.7.146
Object Name Coin
Description Roman Imperial coin, bronze (orichalcum), sestertius. Possibly struck during the reign of Titus Fulvus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, 138-161 C.E. The laureate head of an emperor, possibly Antoninus Pius, faces right in profile, on obverse with corroded and illegible inscriptions. Reverse cannot be read; coin has been enclosed in a metal bracket in order to create a bolo tie.
Date range: 138-161 C.E.
Title Antoninus Pius (?)
Date 138-161 CE
Material Bronze/Orichalcum
Dimensions Dia-1.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Arthur G. and Roswitha Haas
Subjects Roman Empire
Ancient Rome