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Choice Almost Uncirculated Marcus Aurelius historic Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
- Minted 139 CE, 3.26g, RIC 424a, RSC 451, Foss 1 (attributed to 139 CE).
- Commemorative issued to celebrate the adoption of Marcus Aurelius by Antoninus Pius & his admission to the preist-hood.
Caesar (Emperor in training) Marcus Aurelius coin authorized by the current Emperor Antoninus Pius.
- Superb style with youthful portrait (no facial hair) & priestly implements.
Certified by NGC to Ch AU: Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, lightly toned with original luster.
- Very elusive with 5/5, 5/5 scores, beautiful in hand!
- Pedigree: Ex NAC 95, Oct 2016, Lot 283.
- Obverse: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS, bare head right.
Reverse: PIETAS AVG: priestly implements: knife, sprinkler, ewer, lituus & simpulum.
- Pietas is a Goddess of duty, loyalty and piety.
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