Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 25.38 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
Reverse: Victory standing, palm in right hand, left supporting round shield on trunk of palm tree.
TRP O TXX IMPIIIICOSIII
left and right in field: S C on shield: VIC / PAR
By date unknown: Earl Fitzwilliam Collection; by 1949: with Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., Spencer House, 27 St. James's Place, St. James's Streeet, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Earl Fitzwilliam Collection, sold by order of the Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estates Company, May 30-31, 1949, lot 200, partial); by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; November 17, 1982: gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule