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ID:     82039
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     IONIA
City:     Magnesia ad Sipylum
Issuer:     Marcus Aurelius
Date Ruled:     7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 16
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. as Caesar, c. 140
Diameter:     15.9 mm
Weight:     2.551 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟC
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed, draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΧΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Child (Ploutos) standing left, clad in short chiton, which he raises in front above his waist with both hands; in its folds he carries fruit
Mint:     Magnesia ad Sipylum
Primary Reference:     BMC Lydia 59, rev. ill. pl. XVI.6
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS