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Sestertius with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Lucius Verus to right. LVERVSAVG ARMPARTHMAX Reverse: Victory standing, branch in right hand. At her left, shield inscribed: VIC/PAR In field: S C TR POTVI IMPIIIICOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; October 1953: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 166

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 21.28 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.560

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins