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Denarius with head of Divus Marcus Aurelius, struck under Commodus

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Obverse: Head of Divus Marcus Aurelius, bare, right. DIVVSMAN TONINVSPIVS Reverse: Funeral pyre in four tiers, crowned by quadriga (details of quadriga obscure); the lowest tier is garlanded, the second has a door between two statues in niches, the third has three statues in niches; the fourth...

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Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 180

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.87 gm.

Accession Number

32.1248

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins