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Coin of Pessinus with head of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus left. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hermes stands, purse in right hand, caduceus in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Pessinus, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1435

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins