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Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, draped, right. AVRELIVSCAE SARAVGPIIFCOS Reverse: Priestly emblems: jug, knife, sprinkler, lituus, simpulum. PIETASAVG SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 28.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2134

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins