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ID:     81001047
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     AD 161-169
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 165
Weight:     3.48 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     L VERVS AVG ARM_PARTH MAX
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     TR P V IMP III COS II
Reverse Description:     Parthian seated right, hands bound behind back; at feet, quiver, bow, and weapons
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC III 0540
Reference2:     RSC II 273
Reference3:     MIR 18, 112-14/30
Reference4:     Mazzini 273 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Choice EF, toned, deposts
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1047 Bold details on both sides. Ex Forestier (8 June 2007), lot 108; Giuseppe Mazzini Collection, 273.