Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 28.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2134

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, draped, right.
AVRELIVSCAE SARAVGPIIFCOS
Reverse: Priestly emblems: jug, knife, sprinkler, lituus, simpulum.
PIETASAVG SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour