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Lot # 184 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$12500 / Price Realized: US$12000
Lucius Verus. Aureus
Lucius Verus. 161-169 AD. Aureus, 7.29g. (5h). Rome, 164 AD. Obv: L VERVS AVG - ARMENIACVS Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right. Rx: TR P IIII - IMP II COS II Victory standing right, naked to waist, placing left foot on helmet, holding writing instrument in right hand; beside her palm tree bearing shield inscribed VIC / AVG, which Victory steadies with her left hand. BMC 296 note and RIC 525, both citing Montagu 425 (same dies as ours). Calico 2177 (same dies). Bust variety of Cohen 247 (45 Fr.). Mint State.

Ex Triton V, 15-16 January 2002, lot 1998 (Jurgen K. Schmidt Collection). Ex Gorny 67, 2 May 1994, lot 552.
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