First Coin of 2018

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Justin Lee, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee Well-Known Member

    Picked up this MA coin a couple weeks ago as my first coin of 2018. It's a little rough, but I really liked it's textures and the over all aesthetic of it. In hand it is relatively dark brown with some green overlay patina.

    Marcus-Aurelius-Consecratio.jpg

    Marcus Aurelius Consecration, AE As
    Rome mint, Struck 180 A.D. under Commodus
    Obv: DIVVS M AN-TONINVS P AVG, Bare head of Marcus Aurelius right.
    Rev: CONSECRATIO, Eagle standing right on globe, head left, wings spread, S-C in field.
    Reference: RIC III 663; MIR 18, 481-7/10
    25mm, 9.3g
     
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