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Roman bronze sestertius of Marcus Aurelius
ROMAN BRONZE SESTERTIUS OF MARCUS AURELIUS, A.D. 161-180

Marcus Aurelius, A.D. 161-180 bronze sestertius
Rome mint, struck A.D. 168
Diameter: 31 mm.; Weight: 24.03 grams

Obverse: Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right

Reverse: Victory advancing left, holding wreath in extended right hand, palm frond cradled in left arm

Very fine condition, wonderful green patina.

Ex Coin Galleries (18 July 2007), lot 62; Pegasi BBS 104 (11 November 1997), lot 278; Vecchi 1 (1 February 1996), lot 635.

Reference: H. Mattingly, et al. The Roman Imperial Coinage. 10 Vols. London. 1923-1994. Volume III, no. 952.

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