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brm_607423 - LUCIUS VERUS As

LUCIUS VERUS As VF
30.00 €(Approx. 35.70$ | 26.70£)
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Type : As
Date: mars-juillet
Date: 164
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 9,08 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Usure importante mais régulière : la monnaie reste bien identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : L. AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Lucius Vérus à droite (O°).
Obverse translation : “Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus Armeniacus”, (Lucius Aurèle Verus auguste arméniaque).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [TR P III - IMP II COS II]/ S|C.
Reverse description : Mars casqué, vêtu militairement marchant à gauche, tenant une victoriola de la main droite tendue et un trophée de la main gauche reposant sur l’épaule.
Reverse translation : “Tribunicia Potestate tertium Imperator iterum Consul iterum”, (Revêtu de la troisième puissance tribunitienne de la deuxième acclamation impériale 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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