Roman Empire, Marcus Aurelius 161-180, Brass Sestertius

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21.79g, 30mm
Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right "ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII"
Mercury standing left on a pedistal, holding caduceus and purse within a tetrastyle temple with figural columns. "IMP VI COS III RELIG AVG SC"
RIC 1075

The reverse type is believed to refer to the "Thundering Legion": Legio XII Fulminata. In 173, exhausted by thirst during battle with the Quadi a sudden rainstorm saved the day and the Romans were victorious.
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