Roman Empire - AE Sestertius, Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD), 172-173 AD - VICT / GERMA / IMP.VI / COS III / S C within wreath - Bronze

Description
Roman Empire - AE Sestertius, Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD), 172-173 AD - VICT / GERMA / IMP.VI / COS III / S C within wreath - Bronze
AU (About Uncirculated)

Marcus Aurelius, 161-180
AES-Sestertius, 172-173.
Rome, 24.42 g,. 32 mm.
Obv.: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII
Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Rev.: VICT / GERMA / IMP.VI / COS III / S C
within laurel wreath.
Cohen 995; BMC 1455; RIC 1090; Banti 498.
Superb
Provenance: Private purchase from A. Tkalec AG. in the late 90’s

Sestertius is in exceptional state of preservation, probably the finest known specimen for this issue.
Light green patina on the perfect surfaces. Few white spots on the obverse are deposit which is not removed.

It is possible that optic of a camera shows a different impression of an object’s color or patina.

Only for EC marketplace.

Lot details
Country
Roman Empire
Currency
AE Sestertius,
Year/Period and Variation
Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD), 172-173 AD - VICT / GERMA / IMP.VI / COS III / S C within wreath
Precious metals
Bronze
Condition
AU (About Uncirculated)
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