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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 247. Estimate CHF600. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Philippopolis, Thrace. Marcus Aurelius Caesar, 139-161. Diassarion (Bronze, 22mm, 8.46 g 7), later 150s. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟC ΟVΗΡΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right, with neat beard. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo, nude but for cloak over his left shoulder, standing left, holding a laurel branch in his right hand and resting his left at his waist in his cloak. Varbanov - (but cf.. 807). An absolutely splendid piece, perfectly and sharply struck with an elegant portrait, a beautiful reverse, and a fine dark green patina. Good extremely fine.