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Numismatics
Ruler: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 121–180, ruled A.D. 161–80
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome

A.D. 161–92

Bronze

Diameter: 7/8 in. 2.2 cm.
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, exchange with the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Kurcoglu excavation
1940.671
Geography: 
Made in Roman Empire
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman (2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, excavation of Kurcoglu, present–day Syria, to 25 Nov 1940; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1940–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.