Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 95   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 286





Estimate: 2'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'000 CHF Price realized: 3'400 CHF
The Roman Empire
Marcus Aurelius augustus, 161-180
Sestertius 176-177, Æ 29.63 g. M ANTONINVS AVG – GERM SARM TR P XXXI Laureate head r., drapery on l. shoulder. Rev. IMP VIII COS III – P P M. Aurelius and Commodus seated l. on platform; behind them, officer holding sceptre. To l., Liberalitas standing l., holding abacus. Below, citizen mounting steps, holding out fold of toga in both hands; in field at sides, S – C and in exergue, LIBERALITAS / AVG VII. C 424 var. (without drapery). BMC 1608. RIC 1208 var. (without drapery).
Rare. Brown tone, gently smoothed, otherwise about extremely fine
Ex Rauch sale 68, 2001, 439.

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