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As with head of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, left. AVRELIVSCAE SARAVGPIIF Reverse: At left, Juventas standing holding vexillum in right hand. At righ, trophy above shield. TRPOTIII COSII; IVVENTAS (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen, A.G., December 11, 1963.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 149

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2659

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins