Item #4252, ROMAN EMPIRE: Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD, AR denarius (3.02 gr.) Armenia mint, RIC-80

Ancient Coins -  Item #4252, ROMAN EMPIRE: Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD, AR denarius (3.02 gr.) Armenia mint, RIC-80
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Reign: Marcus Aurelius 161-180 AD
Denomination: Silver (AR) denarius
Date Struck: Not known
Mint: Armenia
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS, laureate head right 
Reverse: P M TR P XVIII IMP II COS III, mourning Armenia seated left in peaked cap, hand on bow & quiver; before a vexillum & shield, ARMEN in ex.
Weight: 3.02 gr.
Diameter: 18 X 17 mm.
Reference: RIC-80
Grade: VF/fine
Comment: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus, (born in 26 April 121 and died in 17 March 180), was a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. Marcus Aurelius' work Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration. The Meditations serve as an example of how Aurelius approached the Platonic ideal of a philosopher-king and how he symbolized much of what was best about Roman civilization.
Price SKU: 4252
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