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Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXIX Reverse: Fides standing, head left, caduceus in right hand, standard in left. IMPVII COSIII S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen Liste 274, March 1967, no. 50); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 10, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 174–175

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 27.21 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.632

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins