Aureus with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 153–154


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.19 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.798

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, draped, right.
AVRELIVSCAE SARAVGPIIFIL
Reverse: Roma standing, Victory on right hand, in left parazonium.
TRPO T VIIICOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour