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A brass sestertius of the empress Lucilla with a Vesta reverse. Coin Type: Brass sestertius of Lucilla, 164-169 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 164-169 CE.
Size and Weight: 30mm x 33mm, 23.28g
Draped bust right. Waved hair leading to a plaited bun.
Reverse: VESTA S C
Vesta standing left, sacrificing from a simpulum over a lighted altar and holding the Palladium in her left arm.
Provenance: diggetal1947 (eBay), March 2003.
Ref: RCV (2002) 5510; RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1779.
BW Ref: 004 044 039
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