Extremely Rare Lucius Verus 161-169 AD Sestertius Galley with Victory Rev

Ancient Coins - Extremely Rare Lucius Verus 161-169 AD Sestertius Galley with Victory Rev
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Lucius Verus, 7 March 161 - February 169 A.D.
 
SH91576. Orichalcum sestertius, BMCRE IV 1051, SRCV II 5368, Cohen III 69, RIC III 1333 var. (bust cuirassed), Hunter II 54 var. (bare head, rev. details), VF, well centered, high-points flatly struck, reverse legend weak, 29.432g, 33.29mm, 0o, Rome mint, IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG, laureate head right; reverse FELIC AVG TR P III, galley left over waves, Victory standing left on prow, six rowers, two legionary standards and steersman under apluster at stern, S - C low across fields, COS II in exergue; from the Maxwell Hunt Collection; zero sales of this type recorded on Coin Archives in the last two decades; extremely rare variety
 
Lucius Verus was the co-emperor of Marcus Aurelius, and married his daughter Lucilla. Although held in high esteem by Marcus, he had a reputation for loose living and few mourned his death in 169 A.D.
Price SKU: SH91576
US$ 920.00
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