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Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, right. AVRELIVSCAESARAN TONINIAVGPIIFIL Reverse: Virtus, helmeted, wearing military dress, stands to left, holding spear in left hand, parazonium in right. Left foot on helmet. TRPOT VI COSII VIR TVS (left and right in...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; October 10, 1962: purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd. for $ 140-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 151–152

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.22 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins