Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 166


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 35.39 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.5

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMPARTHMAX
Reverse: Victory stands to right holding on palm tree a shield, inscribed.
VIC / PAR
TRPOTXXIMPIIIICOSIII S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1965: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; purchased by MFA from Edward Gans, January 13, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour