Reverse: Rectangular altar enclosure with horns and closed doors

Obverse: Bust of Divus Antoninus Pius

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Bronze
Denomination: Sestertius
Issuing Authority: Marcus Aurelius
Actual Weight: 25.25 g.
Die Axis: 12
Date: ca. 161 AD
Dimensions: 32.5 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Antonine


Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, a rectangular altar enclosure, with horns left and right and closed doors

Donor: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Commentary: Imperial sestertius

Sources Used: BMCRE IV, 528, no. 890, see pl. 72, 4 for reverse (no. 886)