Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 25.44 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, right, drapery on both shoulders.
Reverse: Hilaritas standing, head left, palm in right hand, cornucopia in left.
HIL A RITAS in field: S C
by date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W 1 (auction of the Hall Collection, part II, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1523, partial); by 1952: with A. H. Baldwin; September 1952; purchaed from A. H. Baldwin by Cornelius C. Vermeule III: gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule