Marcus Aurelius as Caesar Denarius, 128 AD
AR 18mm/2.9gm - Rome mint 148-149 AD
Con/ at VF; excellent dark toning, better in hand
Obv/ AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG P II F; bare head right
Rev/ TR POT III COS II; woman stg. l., holding patera and corn ears (yes, this is the RIC description)
Ref/ RIC 3 [Antoninus Pius] 447
Sealler's Note/ Noted above, this coin was struck by Antoninus Pius for Marcus Aurelius. As seen in the photo it is a very early image of Marcus Aurelius; note the very curly hair and lack of beard. Do not be decieved by the ugly photo, this coin is a gem.