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Coin of Selge with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Winged thunderbolt at left, and at right, bow with stag's head at each end. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 142); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Selge, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.913

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins