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Live auction - brm_363624 - MARCUS AURELIUS As

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Estimate : 250 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 30 October 2018 14:34:02
Type : As
Date: 148-149
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 8,17 g.
Rarity : R3
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale, bien centré des deux cotés. Joli portrait et beau revers rare. Patine marron foncé
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection G. G. (1907-2002)


Obverse legend : AVRELIVS CAE-SAR AVG PII F.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Marc Aurèle césar à droite (O°).
Obverse translation : “Aurelius Cæsar Augusti Pii Filius”, (Aurèle césar fils du pieux auguste).


Reverse legend : COS II// IV/ VEN/ TVS// S C.
Reverse description : Dans une couronne de laurier.
Reverse translation : “Consul iterum, Iuventus”, (Consul pour la deuxième fois, la Jeunesse).


Poids léger. Revers tout à fait inhabituel. Semble beaucoup plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background


(139-17/03/180) Marcus Ælius Aurelius Verus

Caesar (139-7/03/161)

Marcus Aurelius, born 26 April 121, lost his father at age 9. He is the grand-son of Marcus Annius Verus, brother of Hadrian and Trajan related to, and the son of Domitia Lucilla, the half-sister of Hadrian. It receives careful Herod Atticus and Fronton as teachers education. In 135, he converted to Stoicism, source of inspiration for writing "Thoughts". After the death of Aelius, he was adopted by Antoninus and Lucius Verus, at the request of Hadrian dying. After 10 July 138, is engaged to Faustina, born in 128 or 132, and he married in 145. Caesar from 139 coated consulate in 140, Marcus Aurelius 147 receives power of the tribunes and succeeds Antonin 161.

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