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Medallion with busts of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Busts of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus laureate, draped, cuirassed, confronted. [IMP ANTONINVS] AVG COS III IMP VERVS AVG COS II Reverse: In center Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus stand supporting Victory on their clasped hands. Below, a seated prisoner. At left three...

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Provenance

By date unknown: A. H. Baldwin Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 161–165

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 44.5 mm. Weight: 87.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.589

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions