AE Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius
money; coins (money)
Marcus Aurelius is depicted in cuirass on the obverse along with the inscription MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXIX. The reverse depicts Victoria reclining with spear in hand. She holds aloft a shield with the inscription VIC AVG. Across from her seat is a war trophy, made from the armor of a defeated foe.
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome
ARTH250 (Professor V. Rousseau, fall 2019)
University Art Collection, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)