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- Extremely Fine Emperor Lucius Verus Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
- Struck Dec 163 to Dec 164 CE, 3.32g, RSC 229a, RIC Not Listed, BMC 284.
Lucius Verus was Co-Emperor with Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
Rare cuirassed portrait, NOT in RIC.
Certified by NGC to XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5.
- Obverse: L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, cuirassed head right.
- Reverse: TR P IIII IMP II COS II, Mars standing right holding spear and shield.
- Mars was the Roman god of war and second only to Jupiter in the Roman pantheon.