Marcus Aurelius, (A.D. 161-180), silver plated denarius (fouree), Rome mint, issued A.D. 176, (2.78 g), obv. laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right, around M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM, rev. around TR P XXXI IMP VIII COS III P P, DE SARM in exergue, pile of arms, (cf.S.4855-6, BMC 740, RIC 367, RSC 173). Heavily cleaned with porous surface, toned, good very fine/good fine, interesting as a fouree of a rare and historical type.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 105 (lot 4207).