See also Marcus Aurelius.
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MARCVS, a frequently recurring prenomen, which on silver coins of the Republic minted by moneyers of the Aemilia, Antonia, and Aquilia families, is commonly found joined with the prenomina of relations and ancestors, for we read M. AEMILI. M. F. M N. Marcus Aemilius, Marci Filius, Marci Nepos. In like manner M. AQVILIVS M. F. M. N.
The Emperor Commodus used the prenomen of Marcus, which, as well as that of Lucius, by the initials M. and L. is designated on his coins.