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CNG 91, Lot: 508. Estimate $300.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PONTUS, Amasia. Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ (36mm, 27.85 g, 6h). Dated CY 165 (AD 163/4). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Ares standing right, holding spear and shield, facing Aphrodite standing left covering her nude body with arms (Venus Pudica type). RG 26; Lindgren & Kovacs 12 (this coin). VF, brown and red patina, minor adjustment marks. Rare.

From the R.D. Frederick Collection. Ex Marcel Burstein Collection (Peus 366, 25 October 2000), lot 486; Henry Clay Lindgren Collection.