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

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  • Extremely Fine dated Emperor Lucius Verus Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
  • Struck Dec 163 to Dec 164 CE, RIC 515var, RSC 229var.
  • Lucius Verus, Co-Emperor with Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
  • 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.