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Sestertius with head of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right. [ MAV ]RELANTONINVS AVGARMEN[ IACVSPM ] Reverse: Mars, helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head right, holding vertical spear in right hand and resting left on oval shield set on ground. [ TR ]POTXIX IMP [II COSIII ] S C left...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 164–165

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 18.14 gm. (badly worn)

Accession Number

13.696

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins