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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)

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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins