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    Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 138-161). Orichalcum sestertius (28.18 gm). Rome, AD 155/6. AVRELIVS CAES AN-TON AVG PII F, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right / TR POT X COS II, S C across field, Minerva standing left, holding owl and spear; at side, shield resting against spear. RIC 1325, note. Cf. BMC 2007 (no cuirass). Cf. Cohen 687 (same). Very minor smoothing in fields. Dark patina with with lighter highlights. Good very fine.

    From The BVH Collection.


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    January, 2011
    2nd-3rd Sunday-Monday
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