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ID:     591998
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     AD 161-169
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 163-164
Weight:     7.31 g
Obverse Legend:     L VERVS AVG_ARMENIACVS
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     TR P IIII ● IMP II COS II / VIC/AVG
Reverse Description:     Victory half-draped standing right, placing on palm tree a shield inscribed VIC/AVG
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC III 0525
Reference2:     BMCRE 296 note
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=16644
Grade:     Superb EF
Notes:     [See color plate 10] ($6000) From the Jürgen K. Schmidt Collection. Ex Dieter Gorny Auktion 67 (2 May 1994), lot 552.