Currency, Marcus Aurelius, Sestertius, 158-159, Rome, Very rare, Fine+, Bronze. Head of Marcus Aurelius, bare, facing right. Virtus, standing right, left foot on helmet, holding a spear and a parazonium. Very rare sestertius struck by Antoninus Pius with the effigy of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar. Only one specimen is known in a public collection (British Museum) and only one sale is known with this type of obverse (head and not bust) in the last 20 years.AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F, TR POT XIII COS II S C. Traceability and transparency As part of our procedures to combat the trafficking of cultural property, the provenance of this specimen has been rigorously verified. This specimen comes from a professional numismatic expert (origin: France / 2023 / lot C 7572). To secure your numismatic collection, always demand to know the provenance of your purchases.
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