About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Antoninus Pius, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back (reverse), the god Serapis is depicted wearing a type of headdress called a modiuswhich is ornamented with laurels.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Egyptian
- Coin Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius
- 145 CE
- Diam. 2.5 cm; 12.80 g
- Gift of Robert L. Grover