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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 767

Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. AV Aureus (18mm, 7.28 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 164.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 767.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. AV Aureus (18mm, 7.28 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 164. • L • VERVS ΛVG ΛRMENIΛCVS, bare head right / TR P IIII IMP II COS II, REX ΛRMEN/ DΛT in two lines in exergue, Lucius Verus, in military dress, seated left on curule chair set on raised daïs with attendant standing on either side; in front of daïs, the Roman-appointed Armenian king, Sohaemus, standing left, raising right hand to head. RIC III 512 (Marcus); MIR 18, 92-12/10; Calicó 2154 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 300; Biaggi 956 (same dies); Jameson 143 (same dies); Mazzini 158 (same dies). A few minor marks. Near EF.

From the San Vicente Collection.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.