Lucilla

$198.00

Silver Denarius.

Lucilla- the daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Junior. She was betrothed to Lucius Verus in 161 AD. They married in 164 AD. Lucilla bore three children, but they made no mark on history. Soon after the death of L. Verus, Lucilla was married to a prominent senator, Pompeianus. In 182 AD she was implicated in a plot against her brother, the Emperor Commodus, and exiled to the island of Capri, where she was soon executed.

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Description

Silver Denarius.

Lucilla- the daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Junior. She was betrothed to Lucius Verus in 161 AD. They married in 164 AD. Lucilla bore three children, but they made no mark on history. Soon after the death of L. Verus, Lucilla was married to a prominent senator, Pompeianus. In 182 AD she was implicated in a plot against her brother, the Emperor Commodus, and exiled to the island of Capri, where she was soon executed.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Rome

Date

149 – 182 A.D.

Obverse

LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F. Her draped bust right.

Reverse

Refers to the vows undertaken on the occasion of Lucilla's marriage to L. Verus in AD 164., VOTA PVBLI CA. Legend in three lines surrounded by a wreath.


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