Lucius Verus


1 in stock


Rome, 164 AD. Æ sestertius, 24.1 gr., 31 mm.

Obv: L AUREL VERUS AUG ARMENIACUS; laureate, cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to the right.

Rev: TR POT V IMP II COS II; the emperor in military dress, standing to the left, flanked by four standards; in exergue: S C.

Ref: RIC 1426; BMC 1256; Banti 116. Ex Dr. B. Peus Nachf. 417 (November 2, 2016), lot 367.
Scarce. Choice very fine.

From the Lückger collection, reportedly acquired from or exchanged with P. Kalenberg in 1919.