Medallion with bust of Marcus Aurelius
Mint: Italy, Rome
Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 48.97 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Reverse: Under tree at left, female figure standing right, resting right hand on table holding vase, laurel garland, and statuette of Salus around which coiled snake extends its head to feed off her left hand. Raven on crossbar of table.
By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 316, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877; December 16, 1998: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour and Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury, Gift of Henry H. Fay, by exchange