Denarius - Marcus Aurelius COS III; Roma

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 169-170
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.2 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 262876
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC III# 213,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 2003. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 3. Antoninus Pius – Commodus (AD 138–192) (1930 reprinted edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.3.m_aur.213
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.

Lettering: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIIII

Translation:
Marcus Antoninus Augustus, Tribunicia Potestate Quarta Vicesima.
Marcus [Aurelius] Antoninus emperor (Augustus), holder of tribunician power for the 24th time.

Reverse

Roma, seated left, holding spear and touching shields placed before her.

Lettering: COS III

Translation:
Consul Tertium.
Consul for the third time.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Example of this type:
Trustees of the British Museum

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (169-170) 

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