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AVRELIVS CAESAR, ANTONINI AVG PII Filius. (Aurelius Caesar, son of Antoninus Pius Augustus).

On the obverse of a large brass, bearing the above legend, appears the bare head of the youthful Marcus Aurelius, with curly hair, adolescent beard, and a countenance of which the expression (as the above engraving testifies) is open and pleasing. This coin was struck a short time previous to the year A.D.140, in which Antoninus, having given Aurelius his daughter Faustina in marriage, advanced the young Caesar to the consulate.
 Amongst the rarest and most remarkable legends and types, on reverses in the coinage of the Emperor, are the following, viz:-
 Gold and Silver. - COMMODVS CAESAR. Young head. - CONSECRATIO. Funeral Pyre. - COS II. Emperor in a quadriga. - DE GERM. Pile of Arms. - DE SARM. Pile of Arms. - IMP VI COS III. Emperor on horseback. - IMP VII COS. Emperor on horseback. - IMP VI COS III Emperor crowned by Victory. - PIETAS AVG. Sacrificial Implements. - RELIG AVG. Mercury. - TR POT XV COS III. Emperor in Quadriga. - (Cabinet de Gosselin). - VIC PAR. Victory inscribing a shield. - VOTA PVBLICA. Two figures standing with joined hands, Concord in the midst.
 Brass Medallions. - ADLOCVTIO. One of the figures holds a horse by the bridle. - ADVENTVS AVG. Emperor walking towards a triumphal arch. - IMP VII COS III. Jupiter Tonans and a Titan. - IMP VIII COS III. Aurelius and Verus in a triumphal chariot. - PROFECTIO AVG S C. Two horsemen and two foot soldiers. - PROFECTIO AVG COS III. Emperor on horseback, and four foot soldiers. - TEMPORVM FELICITAS. Hercules in a quadriga drawn by four centaurs. - TR P XXII. Jupiter, standing, between two small figures clothed in the toga. - VICT PARTHICAE. On a shield supported by two Victories. - VOTA PVBLICA. A grand sacrificial group. - No legend. Minerva and Vulcan. - No legend. Neptune and Ceres. - No legend. Imperator Eques.
 First Brass. - CONG AVG III. Aurelius and Verus distributing their third congiarium. - CONSECRATIO. Carpentum and four elephants. - DIVA FAVSTINA. Head of the Empress. - DIVVS VERVS. Bare head of Lucius Verus. - PROPVGNATORI IMP VIII COS III. Jupiter hurling the fulmen (lightning bolt) at a prostrated figure. - PROVIDENTIA AVG. Type of an Allocution. - RELIG AVG. A figure within a temple. - REX ARMENIS DATVS. The Emperor and three other figures. - RESTITVTORI ITALIAE. The Emperor raising up the kneeling personification of Italy. - TR POT XX. Aurelius and Verus in a triumphal chariot. - VIRTVS AVG. The Emperor on a bridge with soldiers.
 Second Brass. - DIVO AVG PARENTI. Emperor on horseback. - TR P XIII. Figure of a winged Sphinx.

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