M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right
IMP VII COS III S C: Tiber, half draped, reclining left on ground, seting right hand on prow of boat, half-seen on left, holding tall reed in left hand and resting left elbow on urn, tilted down to left and issuing water
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1142
September 1989: Acquired from the Worldwide Treasure Bureau, September, 1989. 1984: Ex: Virgil Brand Collection. Virgil Brand was once the largest collector of ancient coins in the world. he died in 1926, and the vast majority of his collection
mysteriously vanished. This coin was discovered with a number of others at a midwestern university in the early 1980's, verified as having been part of the Brand
collection, and auctioned by Christies in New York in 1984.