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170 NGC XF Marcus Aurelius Roman Empire Denarius Jupiter Thunderbolt (21012102C)

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  • Extremely Fine Marcus Aurelius Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
  • Minted Dec 170 to Dec 171 CE, 3.54g, RIC 227, RSC 113.
  • Released during Marcus Aurelius' tenth anniversary year as Emperor with Jupiter, King of Roman Gods, reverse.
  • Mature portrait with full facial hair.
  • Certified by NGC to XF, brushed.
  • Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, laureate head right.
  • Reverse: COS III: Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and scepter.
  • Jupiter is the king of the gods in Roman mythology. He was the god of the sky and thunder. The Romans attributed Jupiter with all the powers of the heavens namely rain, thunder, and his primary weapon, lightning.