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    Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Marcus Aurelius / Health

    Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Marcus Aurelius / Health

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    This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, minted in Rome between 169 - 170 AD 

    Obverse:  M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIIII, "Marcus [Aurelius] Antoninus emperor (Augustus), holder of tribunician power for the 24th time." Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.

    Reverse: SALVTI AVG COS III, "To the health of the emperor (Augustus). Consul for the third time." Salus, draped, standing front, head left, feeding out of patera in the right-hand a snake coiled around an altar and holding a vertical sceptre in left.

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: Denarius

    MATERIAL: Silver

    DATE: 161 - 180 AD (this coin minted between 169 - 170 AD)

    SIZE: 17.5mm diameter

    WEIGHT: 3.16 grams

    ATTRIBUTION: RSC 530e; BMCRE 601; Sear 4926 var (bust type and date).RIC 298 var

    PROVENANCE: Private collection. London, England.

    Code
    11912
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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