PADUAN MEDALS. Lucius Verus, 161-169. 'Medallion' (Bimetallic, 37 mm, 38.90 g, 6 h), by Giovanni di Cavino (1500-1570), a struck original. L•VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX TR P VIIII Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. COS III Roma, helmeted, seated left on cuirass and being crowned by Victory standing behind her and holding palm, she receives a flower from from Virtus (?) standing before her to right and holding scepter. Klawans 4. Very rare. An attractive example struck in high relief. Good very fine.
Ex Sternberg XXV, 25-26 November 1991, 534.
Only very few bimetallic Paduans were ever produced. In fact, the only other type Klawans knew is a medal struck in the name of Antinoüs.