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Aureus with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right, bareheaded. L.VERVSAVG ARMENIACVS Reverse: Victory standing to right, looking at a shield on a trophy-stand beside her. On the shield: VIC AVG Around: TRPIIII · IMPIICOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1900

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 163–164

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.298

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins