Lucius Verus, 161 – 169. Aureus 163-164, AV 7.25 g. L VERVS AVG – ARMENIACVS Bare head r. Rev. TR P IIII – IMP II COS II Verus seated l. on platform; behind and before him respectively, officer and soldier. Below platform, king Soahemus standing l. and raising r. hand to his head. In exergue, REX ARMEN / DAT. C 158. BMC 300. RIC M. Aurelius 512. Biaggi 956 (this coin). Calicó 2154 (these dies).
An insignificant metal flaw at twelve o’clock on reverse,
otherwise extremely fine
Ex NAC sale 49, 2008, B.d.B, 287. Privately purchased in 1950. From the Biaggi collection.
|Price realized||10'000 CHF|
|Starting price||9'600 CHF|