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ID:     711496
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Lucius Verus
Date Ruled:     AD 161-169
Metal:     Orichalcum
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 162-163
Weight:     24.66 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES L AVREL_VERVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     TR POT III_C_OS II / S - C / FORT RED
Reverse Description:     Fortuna seated left, holding rudder in right hand, and cornucopiae in left
Exergue:     FORT RED
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC III 1346
Reference2:     MIR 18, 51-16/30
Reference3:     Banti 72
Reference4:     BMCRE 1057 (Marcus); Cohen 95
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76724
Grade:     Good VF, hard dark green patina, a couple light scratches, minor roughness on reverse, hairline flan crack
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1496 ($1000)From the John F. Sullivan Collection