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Coin of Corinth with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. IMPMAVRAN TONINVSAV Reverse: Within circular temple, Melikertes to right on dolphin. At left and right of dome, dolphin downwards. CLI COL

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown, probably in the early 1960s: 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: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.42 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.614

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins