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Marcus Aurelius Denarius

Marcus Aurelius Denarius, Emperor AD 161-180, struck AD 170-171, RIC 248, RSC 1031, 18 mm, Obverse:  laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius facing right, IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, Reverse:  Marcus Aurelius veiled as a priest sacrificing with a patera over a lighted tripod altar, the carcass of a bull at his feet, VOT SOL DECENN, COS III in exergue, a lustrous coin with light gray toning, more than decent detail in the portrait and the reverse, Asking price:  $44 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Marcus Aurelius Denarius

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Antoninus Pius/Marcus Aurelius Denarius

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