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Coin of Corinth with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. MAVRANTO NINVSAVG Reverse: Melikertes to right on dolphin. CLICOR

Provenance

By date unknown: Lord Grantley's Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–180

Mint

Corinth, Achaea: Peloponnese

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.42 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1998.613

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins