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    Scarce Verus Variety

    Lucius Verus (AD 161-169). AV aureus (20mm, 6.87 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 168. L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate bust of Verus right, wearing scale cuirass, viewed from behind / TR P VIII IMP COS III, Aequitas seated left, holding balance scale in right hand and cornucopia cradled in left arm. RIC --, cf. 594 (draped and cuirassed). BMCRE --. Cohen --. Calic├│ 2206 (S5) (Same dies). A very scarce variety, unlisted in most references. Sharp portrait in high relief. Minor edge filing, otherwise a lovely aureus, sharply struck in high relief, with significant luster. NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, edge filing.

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    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
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