This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Lucius Verus, minted at Rome in 169 AD in commemoration of him.
Obverse: DIVVS VERVS, "The divine Verus" Head of Lucius Verus, right.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO, "Consecration" decorated funeral pyre of four tiers surmounted by quadriga
A bold example, in VF condition.
DATE: 161 - 169 AD (minted at Rome in 169 AD)
SIZE: 18.4mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.39 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 596b; Coh. 58
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.
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