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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.538

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins