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Lot 16. Marcus Aurelius Aureus, Roma reverse

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A wonderful aureus
Marcus Aurelius Aureus, Roma reverse

Time left:
Bidding closed (Sunday, September 15th, 19:05:20 CEST)
Current time: Sunday, January 19th, 07:17:22 CET

Price realised: CHF 8'000.00 (1 bid)
Approx. EUR 7'104.56 / USD 7'925.74 / GBP 6'242.75

High bidder: Bidder 1

eAuction #65, Lot 16. Estimate: CHF 10'000.00

Antoninus Pius (138-161) for Marcus Aurelius Caesar (139-161). Aureus (19-20 mm, 7.22 g), Rome, 153/154.
Obv. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL, Bareheaded and draped bust to right.
Rev. TR POT VIII COS II, Roma standing left, holding Victory and parazonium.
RIC 460var (draped and cuirassed); C. 672var (same); BMC 824 Anm.

A very elegant portrait struck in high relief. Almost invisible scratch behind neck, otherwise, extremely fine.