Sestertius with head of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 163–164


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.13 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMENIACVSPM
Reverse: Mars, helmeted, in military dress, stands right holding spear and round shield, set on ground.
TRPXVIII IMPIICOSIII S C (in field)

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified