As (or dupondius?) with bust of Lucilla, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–182


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.486

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucilla, draped, right.
LVCILLA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Juno stands, head left, scepter in left hand and patera in right.
At left, peacock.
IVNO REGINA S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 195, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour