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    Exquisite Artistry

    Aelius Caesar (AD 136-138). AR denarius (19mm, 3.64 gm, 6h). NGC AU ★ 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Rome, AD 137. L AELIVS CAESAR, bare head of Aelius right / TR POT COS II, Pietas, veiled, standing right, holding hands aloft in prayer over altar to right, PIE-TAS across fields. RIC (Hadrian) 439. BMCRE (Hadrian) 989. RSC 36. A simply beautiful coin, with an obverse die of exquisite artistry, surely among the finest denarii of Aelius in existence.

    Ex Tradart (18 December 2014), lot 317; Leu 30, (1982), lot 370.


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    January, 2018
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