Sestertius with bust of Lucius Verus

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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