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    Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar (AD 139-161). AV aureus (20mm, 7.02 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 159-160. AVRELIVS CAES AVG PII FI·, bareheaded and draped bust of Aurelius right / TR POT XIIII COS II, Mars advancing right, nude save for helmet, holding spear pointing forward in right hand and trophy over left shoulder. RIC (Pius) --. Calicó 1975 (S5). Evidently a rare or very scarce variety, unlisted in RIC or BMCRE. A few minor surface deposits, otherwise sharply struck from crisp dies on a broad flan. NGC AU 5/5 - 4/5.

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