Medallion with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 139–144


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 029.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.79 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.1068

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Youthful bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
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Reverse: Marcus Aurelius on horseback to right, holding a staff with an eagle on top in his right hand.

Provenance

By 1961: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley, California; October 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 288- (this is the total price for 61.1068–61.1072)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour