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    - ID: 371

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-04-14

    Lucius Verus, 161-169.

    Sestertius, 161-163.
    Av.: IMP CAES L AVREL – VERVS AVG  Laureate and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to r.
    Rv.: COS – II / SC  Liberalitas scene.

    Ref.: cf. Cohen 64. BMC 556,1071A. Szaivert, MIR 18 (1986), pl. 18, 34.

    BoC: 21/2, 1996/7, p. 35.

    FAKE – A counterfeit of this type was published in BoC 20/1, 1995, p. 26. It was since possible to trace the model (ex Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, 81, 1995, lot 295 and NAC 1, 1989, lot 881) back to an Italian collector who had his favorite cooins copied locally.