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ID:     77000945
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     AD 161-169
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 163-164
Weight:     7.37 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     L VERVS AVG_ARMENIACVS
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     TR P IIII ‚óŹ 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:     Calico 2177
Reference3:     BMCRE 0296 note
Reference4:     MIR 18, 094-12/37
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF, lustrous
Notes:     Outstanding portrait struck in high relief.