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Medallion with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Lucius Verus to left. [LAVRELVERVS]AVGARMENIACVS[IMPIITRPIIIICOSII] Reverse: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus in military attire, holding spears and crowned by Victories; each emperor places a foot on a rivergod reclining below him. Between the emperors, an Armenian...

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Provenance

By 1999: with Classical Cash: Ancient Coins, 210 Maple Street, Springfield, Mass. 01105; purchased by MFA from Classical Cash: Ancient Coins, December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 163–164

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 62.64 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.591

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions