Marcus Aurelius Gold Aureus Choice AU Fine Style

Marcus Aurelius Gold Aureus NGC Choice AU (fine style)

Struck 161-180 AD
5/5 Strike-perfect
4/5 Surfaces
7.22 grams of gold (1/4 ounce)

An absolutely breathtaking, museum-quality example of one of Rome’s most noteworthy emperors, Marcus Aurelius. NGC has given this coin a fine style designation, indicating it to be of the highest quality. The craftsmanship and strike of this example is what sets it apart from the few others known. To imagine this coin was struck over 1,800 years ago and remains in this outstanding condition is hard to believe. It now resides in a prominent Houston collection.