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

Lot nuber 768

Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.24 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 164.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 768.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 30 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.24 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 164. • L • VERVS ΛVG ΛRMENIΛCVS, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / TR P IIII • IMP II COS II, Victory, half draped, standing right, placing shield on palm tree inscribed VIC/ΛVG in two lines. RIC III 525 (Aurelius); MIR 18, 94-12/37; Calicó 2177 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 296, note (Aurelius and Verus); Biaggi 960 (same dies); Jameson 142 (same dies); Mazzini 247 v. and 247 v.* (same dies) . Lustrous. Superb EF. Bold strike in high relief. A gorgeous coin.

From the Provence Collection. Ex Mme K. Collection (Florange & Ciani 8, 10 February 1923), lot 167; E. Bourgey (14 December 1922), lot 33.


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.