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E-auction 392-304957 - brm_609767 - LUCIUS VERUS As

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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 18 €
Maximum bid : 18 €
End of the sale : 19 October 2020 14:20:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : As
Date: 162
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,62 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée, légende lisible à l’avers, patine foncée
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Lucius-Vérus à droite (O°).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus", (L'empereur césar Lucius Aurèle Vérus auguste).


Reverse legend : CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P II/ S|C// COS II.
Reverse description : Marc-Aurèle et Lucius-Vérus debout face à face se donnant la main.
Reverse translation : "Concordia Augustorum Tribunicia Potestas secundus Consul secundus", (la Concorde des augustes revêtu de la deuxième puissance tribunitienne consul pour la deuxième fois).

Historical background

Lucius Verus

(7/03/161-02/169) Lucius Aurelius Verus

Son of Aelius Lucius Verus, born in 130, was passed along by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus at the express request of Hadrian dying. During the reign of his adoptive father, he remains in the shadows and not even given the title of Caesar. After the death of Antoninus, his half-brother immediately share power with him, except the titles of "Pontifex Maximus" (supreme pontiff) and "Pater patriae" (father of the country). Lucius Verus led a brilliant campaign in Armenia between 163 and 165, then against the Parthians. He married Lucille 164. He died in February 169.

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