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ID:     661514
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     AD 161-169
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 161-162
Weight:     7.25 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust left, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     CONCORDIAE AVGVSTOR TRP II / COS II
Reverse Description:     Lucius Verus standing right, clasping hands with Marcus Aurelius standing left
Exergue:     COS II
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC III 0470
Reference2:     MIR 18, 29-12/12
Reference3:     BMCRE pg. 411, † note (Marcus)
Reference4:     Cohen 50; Calico 2122 (same obverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=49001
Grade:     Good VF, light scratch in obverse field
Notes:     Rare bust left