MARCUS AURELIUS BRONZE SESTERTIUS – SUPERB PORTRAIT OF MARCUS ON AEQUITAS ISSUE – AU ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 14486)
ROMAN EMPIRE. MARCUS AURELIUS, AD 161-180
Bronze sestertius, 24.04 g, 32 mm, 6h struck in Rome AD 175-176.
Obv. M ANTONINVS AVG-GERM SARMATICVS, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right with slight drapery on shoulders.
Rev. TR P XXX IMP VIII COS III, Aequitas standing looking left, holding scales and cornucopiae, S-C in field.
RIC 1171 var (without drapery on bust.)
Ex Phil Peck (“Morris”) Collection, acquired from Coin Galleries at the 1976 ANA.
EF, exceptional portrait with wonderful features, minor planchet irregularity on reverse (formerly in NGC AU 4-2 Fine Style holder).