Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 25.99 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
Reverse: Salus stands, scepter in left hand, patera in right hand, feeding snake coiled around altar.
SALVTIAVGVSTORTRPXVII in exergue: COSIII in field: S C
By date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W 1 (auction of the Hall Collection, part II, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1531, partial); by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule