Marcus Aurelius, (A.D. 161-180), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued 174-175, (25.08 g), obv. laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right, around M ANTONINVS GERM TR P XXIX, rev. around IMP VII COS III, S C across field, Fides standing to left, holding caduceus and standard, (cf.S.4982, RIC 1138, C.337). Dark brown patination, good very fine/very fine and very scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 95, lot 5545 with tickets. Ex Cappenalle Collection and from the collection of Francois-Ernest de Salm-Reifferscheid (1698-1770) (Bishop of Tournai 17 Dec 1731 to 16 Jun 1770).