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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles standing right, with club, bow and lion's skin. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


Dates unknown: Lord Grantley Collection and R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–169


Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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