Dated Roman Egypt Alexandria Marcus Aurelius billon tetradrachm coin, 11.65g.
Important first year issue tetradrachm for Marcus Aurelius as Emperor. Bold and scarce left facing cuirassed bust, full obverse legends. Reverse type with Dikaisosyne is a single one-year type for Aurelius as Emperor.
Minted in the 1st (denoted by letter A) Alexandrian year of the Emperor = 161 CE.
Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, full legends.
Reverse: Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and cornucopia; L A (date) across field.
References: Köln 1995 (same dies); Dattari (Savio) 3342 (same dies); K&G 37.109; Emmett 2051/1.
Certified authentic by NGC to Ch VF.