Coin of Corinth with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Corinth

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.42 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.614

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
IMPMAVRAN TONINVSAV
Reverse: Within circular temple, Melikertes to right on dolphin.
At left and right of dome, dolphin downwards.
CLI COL

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown, probably in the early 1960s: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III