Denarius with head of Lucius Verus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 165


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.08 gm.

Accession Number

12.508

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right.
LVERVSAVGARM PARTHMAX
Reverse: Parthia, draped, wearing breeches and peaked cap, seated right on ground, hands tied behind back; in front, quiver, bow and round shield.
 TRPVIMPIIICOSII

Provenance

By 1912: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark