About this object

Silver denarius of Lucius Verus.
Obverse: Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right, Legend around 'L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS'
Reverse: Mars standing facing right, holding spear and shield, legend 'TR P IIII IMP II COS II'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 255, number 514.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 163-12 AD - 164-12 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.4 g
Object view = Archaeology
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