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163 NGC XF Lucius Verus Roman Empire Denarius Mars Unlisted Portrait (20083002C)

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  • Emperor Lucius Verus Roman Empire silver denarius coin, 163/164 CE, RIC 515var, RSC 229var.

  • Dated silver denarius of Lucius Verus, Co-Emperor with Marcus Auelius issued Dec 163 to Dec 164.

  • Rare draped bare head portrait (with great style), NOT listed in RIC or RSC. 

  • Certified by NGC to XF.

  • Obverse: L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, draped bare 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.