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    Antoninus Pius, A.D. 138-161. AV aureus minted A.D. 155-156. Laureate head right of Antoninus Pius/Emperor standing left, holding globe. 6.97 g. RIC 256. MS61 ICG, lustrous.
    Are you aware that many American presidents collected ancient coins, such as Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams? In addition, Queen Christina of Sweden, the Florentine poet Petrarch, Pope Pius VI, Enrico Caruso and the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens all were impassioned collectors of ancient Greek and Roman coins. But, no matter, they are mostly dead now anyway...
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (PCGS# 100434)


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