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E-auction 411-323046 - brm_647199 - LUCILLA Sesterce

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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 77 €
Maximum bid : 95 €
End of the sale : 01 March 2021 14:31:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: c. 166-169
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 21,41 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale et irrégulier à l’usure très importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine verte
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : LVCILLA - AVGVSTA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Lucille à droite avec un petit chignon ramené derrière la tête (L).
Obverse translation : "Lucilla Augusta", (Lucille augusta).


Reverse legend : [FECVN-DITAS]// S C.
Reverse description : Fecunditas (la Fécondité) assise à droite, tenant un enfant ; un autre enfant à ses pieds de chaque côté.
Reverse translation : “Fecunditas”, (La Fécondité).


Poids très léger. Il ne semble pas que Lucille ait conservé son droit de figurer sur les monnaies après la mort de Lucius Vérus en 169.

Historical background


(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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