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- Emperor Marcus Aurelius Roman Empire silver denarius coin, 168/169 CE, RIC 207, RSC 543.
- Dated denarius minted from Dec 168 TO Dec 169 CE (most likely 169 CE).
- Fully mature portrait style with full facial hair.
- Certified by NGC to XF.
Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIII, mature laureate head right.
- Reverse: SALVTI AVG COS III, Salus standing left holding scepter and feeding snake twined around altar.
- Salus was the goddess of safety and welfare. Her temple on the Quirinal at Rome, dedicated in 302 BC, was the scene of an annual sacrifice on August 5.