Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 159–160


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.64 gm.

Accession Number

13.700

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, draped, right, head bare.
AVRELIVSCAESAR AVGPIIF
Reverse: Mars, naked except for cloak behind him, advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy over left shoulder in left.
TRPOTXIIII COS I[I] S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum