Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

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Marcus Aurelius Denarius ID by Allectus

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I had a few hours out on a spot where I've had a few roman bronze fragments and up popped this nice bit of silver.
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Marcus Aurelius Denarius. ::g

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Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
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jondurandsilver wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 pm
Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
It's M ANTONINVS AVG PARTH MAX(or similar) ::g

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It's this one with COS III in exergue....

Marcus Aurelius Denarius. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, laureate head right / VOTA SOL DECENN, COS III in ex, Emperor standing left, holding roll, sacrificing out of patera into lighted altar; prostrate bull at foot. RSC 1031. ::g

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Thanks for the full description A.
I'm thrilled to find a decent roman silver, and hopefully a gold one one day. :D
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jondurandsilver wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 pm
Great and thanks again A.
I'm happy with that.
Why does it have Antonnius on it?
Antonine dynasty
The Antonines are four Roman Emperors who ruled between 138 and 192: Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus and Commodus.

In 138, after a long reign dedicated to the cultural unification and consolidation of the empire, the Emperor Hadrian named Antoninus Pius his son and heir, under the condition that he adopt both Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. Hadrian died that same year, and Antoninus began a peaceful, benevolent reign. He adhered strictly to Roman traditions and institutions and shared his power with the Roman Senate.

Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus succeeded Antoninus Pius in 161 upon that emperor's death, and co-ruled until Verus' death in 169. Marcus continued the Antonine legacy after Verus' death as an unpretentious and gifted administrator and leader. He died in 180 and was followed by his biological son, Commodus.
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Well done, Nice denarius.

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Lovely coin

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Great coin and good information. ::g
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