Medallion with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 172–173


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 48.75 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1972.357

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXVIII
Reverse: Nike in quadriga to left.
Above: IMPVICOSIII In exergue: VICT.GERM

Provenance

By 1972: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., May 10, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour