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Coin of Germanicia Caesarea with head of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Lucius Verus left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche seated on rock left holding ears of corn in right hand, left hand on rock. Below, rivergod swimming. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Germanicia Caesarea, Commagene

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.525

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins