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    Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius Caesar / Hope

    Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius Caesar / Hope

    $170 (approx conversion from £120)

    Item details

    This is an ancient Roman AE Sestertius, of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, minted at Rome between 158 - 159 AD 

    Obverse:  AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F, "[Marcus] Aurelius Caesar, son of emperor (Augustus) [Antoninus] Pius." Head of Marcus Aurelius, bare, right.

    Reverse: TR POT XIII COS II / S C, "Holder of tribunician power for the 13th time, consul for the second time. Decree of the senate." Spes (Hope), advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt.

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: Sestertius (1/4 of a denarius)

    MATERIAL: Bronze

    DATE: 139 - 161 AD (this coin minted between 158 - 159 AD)

    SIZE: 30mm dia

    WEIGHT: 23.61 grams

    ATTRIBUTION: RIC III# 1348B, OCRE# ric.3.ant.1348B

    PROVENANCE: Private collection. London.

    Code
    11910
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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