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brm_404063 - LUCILLA Dupondius

LUCILLA Dupondius XF
175.00 €(Approx. 196.00$ | 157.50£)
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Type : Dupondius
Date: 166-169
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,56 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire parfaitement centré avec un beau revers de style fin. Patine verte
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Obverse


Obverse legend : LVCILLA - AVGVSTA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Lucille à droite, avec les cheveux coiffés en chignon dans la nuque (L).
Obverse translation : “Lucilla Augusta”, (Lucille augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IVNO - R-EGINA/ S|C.
Reverse description : Junon drapée et voilée, debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche ; à ses pieds, à gauche, un paon.
Reverse translation : “Iuno Regina”, (Junon reine).

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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