Medallion with bust of Lucius Verus
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 033.
Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 39.30 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to left, with scaled cuirass seen from back.
Reverse: Lucius Verus in military dress standing left, with staff in left hand, right hand holding patera over altar; at left, column with statue of Minerva; at right, Victory with palm in left, crowning Lucius Verus with right.
By date unknown: G. Mazzini Collection (Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 2, p. 340, no. 351); by date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, March 12, 1959, for $ 733.50 (this is the total price for 59.179-59.183)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour