Sestertius with bust of Lucilla, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–182


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 23.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1978.42

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucilla, draped, right.
LVCILLAEAVG ANTONINIAVGF
Reverse: Hilaritas standing left, with long palm and cornucopiae.
HIL A RITAS S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1950: with Stack's,123 West 57th Street, New York 10019; April 9,1950; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Stack's; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in honor of their daughter Emily D. B. Vermeule, January 11, 1978; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour, January 11, 1978

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour