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Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, cuirassed, right. MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMENIACVSPM Reverse: Emperor, in military dress, stands front, head left, holding spear in left hand, right hand raised. At each side two standards. TRPOTXIX IMPII COSIII SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 164–165

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 29.17 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.455

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins