Aureus with bust of Lucilla, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–182


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.7

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucilla, right.
LVCILLAEAVGANTONINIAVGF
Reverse: Venus, head left, stands holding scepter in left hand and apple on right.
V E NVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., January 11, 1967.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour