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Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Lucilla / Purity

£218.00 Approx $299.86, €255.27

Code: 11895



This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of empress Lucilla, minted in Rome between 165 - 169 AD 

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

Reverse: PVDICITIA, "Purity" Pudicitia veiled, standing left, arranging her veil

A wonderful example with a great portrait and toned, VF+

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 164 - 182 AD (this coin minted between 165-169 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.44 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 780; Coh. 60

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.