Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Lucilla / Venus Victorious

Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Lucilla / Venus Victorious

Code: 11965

£185.00 Approx $254.47, €216.63
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of empress Lucilla, minted in Rome between 164 - 169 AD 

Obverse: LVCILLA AVGVSTA, "Empress Lucilla" draped bust right, hair in a bun.

Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX, "Venus Victorious" Venus standing, head left, holding Victory and resting hand on shield.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 164 - 182 AD (this coin minted between 164-169 AD)

SIZE: 17mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.00 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 786, RSC 89, BMC 353 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 5492

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.