ROMAN EMPIRE, Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD, brass sestertius

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ROMAN EMPIRE, Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD, sestertius, no date (167 AD), Rome mint, Obverse: laureate bust R, M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, Reverse: Victory advancing L, TR POT XXI IMP IIII COS III SC, brass, 32mm, 24.5g, SR5011, found in western Pakistan, mostly nice smooth green patina, F-VF

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Description

In the Imperial Period Roman coinage became an engine for governmental propaganda. All of the themes of the coins are celebratory of some aspect of govermental authority or achievement.