Aureus with bust of Aelius Verus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 137


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2009.5039

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: head of Aelius Verus, to the right;
L .AELIVS CAESAR
Reverse: Concordia seated on throne, to the left, holding patera in right hand and resting left elbow on cornucopia;
TRIBPOT COSII in exergue: CONCORD

Provenance

By 2001, with Leu Numismatik, AG, Zürich; 2001, sold by Leu to Michael C. Ruettgers, Carlisle, MA; 2009, gift of Michael C. Ruettgers to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael C. Ruettgers