Sestertius with head of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–165


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 18.14 gm. (badly worn)

Accession Number

13.696

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
[ MAV ]RELANTONINVS AVGARMEN[ IACVSPM ]
Reverse: Mars, helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head right, holding vertical spear in right hand and resting left on oval shield set on ground.
[ TR ]POTXIX IMP [II COSIII ] S C left and right, in field.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum