This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Lucius Verus, minted at Rome in 165 AD
Obverse: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, "Lucius Verus, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Armenians, great conqueror of the Parthians" Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right.
Reverse: TR P V IMP III COS II, "Holder of tribunician power for the fith time, supreme commander (Imperator) for the third time, consul for the second time" Captive seated right beside a pile of arms
A nice example, in good condition and toned.
DATE: 161 - 169 AD (minted at Rome in 165 AD)
SIZE: 18.4mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.31 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 540
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.
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