Denarius with bust of Lucilla, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–182


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.

Accession Number

13.705

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucilla, draped, right, with hair elaborately waved and fastened in chignon low on back of head.
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Reverse: Venus, draped, standing left, holding apple on extended right hand and vertical sceptre in left.
V E N V S

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum