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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 182

Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.19 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 168.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 182.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

Merani Collection – Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 6 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.19 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 168. M ΛNTONINVS ΛVG ΛRM PΛRTH MΛX, laureate head right / TR P XXII • IMP V COS III, Aequitas, draped, seated left on low seat, holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left. RIC III 189; MIR 18, 165-2/30; Calicó 2005 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 465 (same rev. die as pl. 61, 19); Adda 297 var. (bust type); Biaggi 900 (same dies); Jameson 131 var. (bust type – same rev. die); Mazzini 898 (same dies). Attractive reddish tone, a few minor marks, small repair in field on obverse. Near EF.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Hess-Divo 314 (4 May 2009), lot 1567 (hammer CHF 9000); Rauch 83 (14 November 2008), lot 276; Coin Galleries (2 August 2006), lot 104 (obverse scratch and contact mark since repaired); Stack's (2 December 1997), lot 358; Numismatic Fine Arts XVI (2 December 1985), lot 468.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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