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Coin of Ninica-Claudiopolis with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus right. IMPLAVRELIVSAVGCOLIVL AVG Reverse: Bust of Tyche to left. COLIVLAVG FELNINICLAVD

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ninica-Claudiopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 7.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1416

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins