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Coin ID #10633

Ionian League (AD 139-161) AE 36 - Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE36 - Medallion (41.94g, 12h). Gillespie Type I. Marcus Claudius Fronto, asiarch and high priest of the Thirteen Cities. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) standing left. Near EF, blue-black patina with some bare metal showing through, minor smoothing in fields, obverse details slightly strengthened. One of two examples known to Gillespie, and the only one in private hands. Group CEM; ex Gillespie Coll., Münzhandlung Basel 10 (3/1938), lot 438; Münzhandlung Basel 3, (3/1935), lot 1012.

File information
City/Mint name:Ionia Uncertain
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:RPC Online –; Gillespie 27 (this medallion)
Valuation:CNG Auc. 93 (5/2013), lot 790 ($3,250 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:91 KiB
Date added:Jul 08, 2013
Dimensions:800 x 410 pixels
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