Silver Denarius of Marcus Aurelius / Virtus

Code: 10322


£165.00
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This is a nice ancient Roman silver denarius, of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, minted at Rome between 155 - 156 A.D. 

Obverse: AVRELIVS CAES ANTON AVG PII F, bare head right

Reverse: TR POT X COS II, Virtus, helmeted, standing left, holding parazonium and spear.

This coin was excavated by me (in 2001) from a Roman Villa complex at Chew Magna in Somerset.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 155 - 156 A.D.

SIZE: 17mm dia

WEIGHT: 2.7 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RSC 703, RIC 468

PROVENANCE: Found near Chew Magna, Bristol. England.

Silver Denarius of Marcus Aurelius / Virtus