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Lot 1981    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $150
SOLD $160

MARCUS AURELIUS, (A.D. 161-180), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issue struck in A.D. Dec. 170 - Dec. 171, (23.1 grams), obv. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, head laureate to right, rev. in four lines within wreath, PRIMO DECEN NALES COS III S C, (S.1434, RIC 1003, C.495). Even dark green patina, attractive portrait, very fine/good very fine and scarce.

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