Aureus with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 163–164


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.298

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right, bareheaded.
L.VERVSAVG ARMENIACVS
Reverse: Victory standing to right, looking at a shield on a trophy-stand beside her.
On the shield: VIC/ AVG
Around: TRPIIII · IMPIICOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1900

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund