Coin of Amasea with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 162


Mint: Pontus, Amasea

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 26.28 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1182

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, togate and holding scroll in left hands, join right hands.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour