Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar


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Rome, 145-147 AD. AR denarius, 3.34 gr., 18.5 mm.

Obv: AURELIUS CAESAR AUG PII F; bare head of Marcus Aurelius to the right.

Rev: COS II; Honos, togate, standing to the left, holding branch in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

Ref: RIC (Pius) 429a; BMC (Pius) 595.

Superb portrait in high relief. Deep iridescent toning. Virtually as struck and almost FDC.

From the Thomas A. Palmer collection, purchased from David Herman, January 1989.