Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Lucius Verus / Parthian Captive

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Lucius Verus / Parthian Captive

Code: 12011

£265.00 Approx $324.36, €307.07
 

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.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

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.