Denarius

Marcus Aurelius
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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162-163

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.3 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29362

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Laureate head of Aurelius right; M ANTONINVS AVG IMP II, left up, right down, inwardly Reverse: Frontal draped Providentia standing left, globe in extended right hand, cornucopia in crook of left arm; PROV DEOR TR P XVIII COS III, left up, right down, inwardly

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2012

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. IV: nos. 218-225, pl. 57/7

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