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Roman Empire, Marcus Aurelius Orichalcum Sestertius, Rome, 163-164 AD

Auction:
3208T
Lot:
2014
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Discovery - 3208T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Roman Empire, Marcus Aurelius Orichalcum Sestertius, Rome, 163-164 AD, obverse with laureate head of Marcus Aurelius facing right, centering 'M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG - ARMENIACVS P M,' reverse with Mars holding spear and shield, centering 'TR P XVIII IMP II COS III S - C,' RIC 861, Cohen 838, 25.37 grams.
Estimate $600-800


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Marcus Aurelius Orichalcum Sestertius, Roman Empire, 1st millennium, Ancient Rome, Aurelia, Aurelii, Glycon cult, Marcus Aurelius, Nerva‚ÄďAntonine dynasty, Orichalcum, Prosopography of ancient Rome, Roman gentes, Sestertius, Stoicism

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