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162 NGC Ch XF Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius Denarius Concordia (22031101C)

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  • Choice Extremely Fine Marcus Aurelius historic Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
  • Minted Dec 162 to Dec 163 CE, 3.44g, RIC 59, Foss 12.
  • Commemorative issued to celebrate Aurelius' accession to the throne & association of Verus as co-emperor.
  • Early mature portrait (full facial hair).
  • Certified by NGC to Ch XF.
  • Obverse: IMP M ANONINVS AVG, bare head right.
  • Reverse: CONCORD AVG TR P XVII COS III: Concordia seated left holding patera & resting left arm on statue of Spes, cornucopia under seat.
  • Concordia was the goddess of harmony and concord. She was a daughter of Ares and Aphrodite and as such presided over both marital harmony, soothing strife and discord, and harmonious action of soldiers in war.  This use of Concordia here refers to the harmonious relationship of the two co-emperors.