Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 165–166


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 22.25 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

34.1417

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
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Reverse: Providentia standing left, holding stick in right hand and sceptre in left; at her feet, globe.
TRPOTXXIMPIIICOSIII in field left and right: S C

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)