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Coin of Patras with head of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. IMPCAESLAVREL VERVSAVG Reverse: Wolf to right, nursing twins. COLAAPATR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Patras, Achaea: Peloponnese

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

66.926

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins