Gorgeous Mint State Aureus of Lucius Verus
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LUCIUS VERUS, A.D. 161-169. AV Solidus (7.34 gms), Rome Mint, ca. A.D. 163-164. NGC MS, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5.
RIC-525; BMC-296; Calico-2177. "L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS" Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus facing right; Reverse: "TR P IIII IMP II COS II" Victory standing right attaching shield inscribed "VIC / AVG" to the palm tree. Commemorating the Roman victories in Armenia. Razor sharp strike details which are well centered on a quality flan. Fully lustrous and highly attractive.