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Coin of Pergamon with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under P. Claudius Aristeus

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Satyr seated left, dancing the infant Dionysos on his foot. Staff below. (Inscription in Greek around and in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 18, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pergamon, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 21.13 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1245

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins