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Ruler: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 121–180, ruled A.D. 161–80
Mint: Rome
Artist: Unknown

Denarius of Marcus Aurelius

169–70

Silver

3.38 g, 6:00, 18.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of the Aurelian Society
2001.87.8405
Geography: 
Made in Rome
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Aurelian Society; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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