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A silver denarius of the emperor Marcus Aurelius as Caesar with a reverse showing Spes Coin Type: Silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius, Caesar 139-161 CE, Augustus 161-180 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 145 CE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 20mm, 2.93g
Obverse: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F
Bare head right.
Reverse: COS II
Spes tiptoeing left holding flower and lifting hem of skirt.
Provenance: ancientauctionhouse (eBay), May 2003
Ref: RCV (2002) 4783; RIC III Antoninus Pius 431
BW Ref: 001 051 016
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