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Coin of Amorium with bust of Lucius Verus, struck under Sertor. Antonius

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated left in tetrastyle temple. In pediment, disc. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 144–161

Mint

Amorium, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.1086

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins