Sestertius with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 162–163


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 25.76 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1986.895

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus, draped, cuirassed, right.
IMPCAESLAVREL VERVSAVG
Reverse: Galley left with six rowers and helmsman.
FELICAVGTRPIII (above); COS II (below); S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 17, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule