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

Lot nuber 770

Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 29.23 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 166.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 770.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 9 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 29.23 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 166. L VERVS ΛVG ΛRM PΛRTH MΛX, laureate head right / TR POT VI IMP IIII COS II, S C low across field, Victory, winged, naked to waist, standing right, holding palm frond in right hand and resting left hand on round shield, inscribed VIC/ PΛR set on trunk of palm tree to right. RIC III 1456 (Aurelius); MIR 18, 142-16/30; Banti 140; BMCRE 1308. Beautiful glossy green patina. EF. A bold and expressive portrait struck with an artistic die in high relief.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 40 (16 May 2007), lot 742.


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.