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ID:     79000578
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 161-169
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE26
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 161/2
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     12.72 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAIC Λ AVΡ ΟVΗΡΩ CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     AMAΣ T MHT K ΠΡO TOY ΠONT ET ΡΞΔ / ET P - Ξ[E]
Reverse Description:     Tyche standing left, holding cornucopia and rudder; date across field
Primary Reference:     RG 24
Reference2:     BMC -
Reference3:     SNG VA -
Reference4:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, green patina, minor roughness.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 578 From the J.S. Wagner Collection.