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Ruler: Antoninus Pius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 86–161, ruled A.D. 138–161
Honorand: Annia Galeria Faustina, Empress of the Roman Empire, 100–140, ruled 138–140
Mint: Rome

Aureus of Antoninus Pius, Emperor of Rome from Rome

141–61

Gold

7.34 g, 6:00, 19.4 mm
Gift of Ben Lee Damsky
2018.65.8
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Sotheby's, May 4, 1908, lot 399. Glendining, London, November 24, 1925, lot 114. Christie's, London, November 8, 1985, lot 93. Ben Lee Damsky, to 2007–2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.