Aureus with head of Marc Antony
about 41 B.C.
Mint: Ephesus (?)
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Marc Antony, right; behind, lituus.
Reverse: Pietas standing left, holding lighted censer in right hand and cornucopiae, on which two storks perch, in left.
By 1959: with Munzen und Medaillen AG. (Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland, Vente Publique 19, no. 158 [citing Bourgey sale 6, 1912, coll. Dr. N, no. 150]); by June 1971: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York 10019 (Stack's auction, June 14, 1971, lot 8); purchased by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 7, 1972: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour