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Medallion with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. MAVRELANTONINVSAVGARME NIACVSPMIMPIITRPXIXCOSIII Reverse: Under tree at left, female figure standing right, resting right hand on table holding vase, laurel garland, and statuette of Salus around which coiled snake extends...

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By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 316, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877; December 16, 1998: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour and Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury, Gift of Henry H. Fay, by exchange

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 165


Rome, Italy


Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 48.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Medallions