Coin of Lucilla from Pella (PEL0101)

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Title

Coin of Lucilla from Pella (PEL0101)

Description

Local bronze coin of Lucilla, wife of the emperor Lucius Verus, from Pella, c. 177/178 CE

Source

Publisher

Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6584 (temporary #)

Rights

Ashmolean Museum (University of Oxford), via Roman Provincial Coinage Online (http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/)

Language

Identifier

PEL0101

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

8.73-12.13g (pictured=10.20g)

Diameter (mm)

23-25mm (pictured=24mm)

Province

Arabia

Region

Decapolis

Era Used

Local era (64/63 BCE)

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Lucilla, facing right

Reverse Type

Tyche, draped and wearing a turreted crown, sitting on a rock facing right, holding one hand out, with a river god swimming at her feet

Obverse Legends

ΛΟVKIΛΛA AVΓOVCTA (Lucilla Augusta)

Reverse Legends

ΠΕΛΛΑΙWN MC (of [the people of] Pella; date=240)

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6584 (temporary #) [http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/6584/]

Meshorer, Y., G. Bijovsky, and W.Fischer-Bossert. 2013. Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at the American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Volume 1), New York: The American Numismatic Society. (pp.189, nos.4-5)

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.212-213, no.5)

Citation

“Coin of Lucilla from Pella (PEL0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed February 16, 2019, http://www.wireproject.org/items/show/72.

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