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Sestertius with head of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right. MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMENIACVSPM Reverse: Mars, helmeted, in military dress, stands right holding spear and round shield, set on ground. TRPXVIII IMPIICOSIII S C (in field)

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 163–164

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.13 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins