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Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right. MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMPARTHMAX Reverse: Victory stands to right holding on palm tree a shield, inscribed. VIC / PAR TRPOTXXIMPIIIICOSIII S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1965: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; purchased by MFA from Edward Gans, January 13, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 166

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 35.39 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.5

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins