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Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Lucilla / Venus Victorious

£165.00 Approx $204.21, €191.64

Code: 11675

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.

A nice example with a great portrait.




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

SIZE: 17mm dia

WEIGHT: 2.97 grams

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

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. East Sussex. UK.