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ROMAN EMPIRE, Lucius Verus
Obverse. L.AVREL.VERVS AVG.ARMENIACVS. Laureate head right.
Reverse. TR.P.IIII.IMP.II.COS.II - S.C. Mars walking r., carrying spear and trophy.
RIC III 1379.

A nice setertius with Mars advancing on the reverse.
One interesting thing is that the reverse has not been cleaned to the same extent as the obverse.
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Filename:Lucius Verus Sestertius-mars.jpg
Album name:Jan Terje Rafdal / The Best of Type!
Rating (14 votes): (Details)
File Size:181 KB
Date added:Jan 07, 2006
Dimensions:567 x 279 pixels
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KjetilK  [Jan 07, 2006 at 04:55 PM]
Still one of my favourites!
Tiathena  [Jan 08, 2006 at 01:39 AM]
Lovely coin all around. I much admire the handsome portrait of Verus. Very nice, indeed...
Richard9  [Feb 15, 2007 at 04:53 PM]
I have an exact coin but the detail in yours is fantastic.
Potator II  [Feb 15, 2007 at 06:05 PM]
Excellent details on the whole coin !!! Marvellous
*Alex  [Jan 07, 2008 at 06:47 PM]
Superb portrait.