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ID number: BIRBI-R1235
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: Lucius Verus; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Place made: Rome
Date made: 165
Diameter (cm): 1.85
Weight (g): 2.97
Axis (degrees): 45.00
Provenance: Haines 3898. A. H. Baldwin 1962.
Description: Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Parthian, seated facing r. on ground, hands bound behind back; at feet, quiver, bow and other arms.
Inscriptions: Obverse: L VERVS ΛVC ΛRM PΛRTH MΛX (Lucius Verus Augustus, Great Victory Over Armenia and Parthia). Reverse: TR P V IMP III COS II (Tribune for the Fifth Time, Imperator for the Third Time, Consul for the Second Time).
Bibliography: RIC III 540.
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