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Sestertius with bust of Lucilla, struck under Marcus Aurelius

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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 164–182




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

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