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brm_298322 - LUCILLA Denier

LUCILLA Denier XF/AU
175.00 €(Approx. 208.25$ | 152.25£)
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Type : Denier
Date: mi
Date: c. 164
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 800 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,94 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait et joli revers de haut relief. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : LVCILLA AVG ANTONINI F.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Lucille à droite, avec un petit chignon ramené derrière la tête (L).
Obverse translation : “Lucilla Augusta”, (Lucille Augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IVNO-NI - LVCINAE.
Reverse description : Junon debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et un sceptre de la main gauche ; à ses pieds, un paon.
Reverse translation : “Iunoni Lucinæ”, (À Junon l’Accoucheuse).

Commentary


Poids léger. Revers inhabituel.

Historical background


LUCILLE

(182) Annia Lucilla

Augusta (161-169)

Lucille was born in 149, was married by her father Lucius Verus in 164. She may have received the title of Augusta from 161. After the death of her husband in 169, she married Pompeianus, an old senator, friend of Marcus Aurelius. When Commodus succeeded his father, he honored his sister, but Lucille plotted against him. She was exiled to Capri, and performed 182.

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