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    LYDIA. Tripolis. Marcus Aurelius (AD 138-161). Unlisted large Æ (36mm, 19.35 gm). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Leto seated left, holding sceptre over right shoulder. BMC Lydia -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -; Lindgren -. This coin has been passed down through the collections of several owners over the previous 50 years, none of whom has been able to correctly attribute this coin. Accepted by V. Heuchert (Ashmolean Museum), for inclusion into RPC IV, March 2005. This is the only known coin of this type for which an actual image is recorded. Black patina with some light earthen encrustation. Fine.

    Ex CNG E-Auction 110, lot 115.


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