Mint Roman silver hoard coin addendum No37 – reported to museum

3.23, 17mm

Super Lucilla – that’s the way you’d like to see them come out of the ground, no doubt. This one’s so nice I don’t need to scare-up a photo of a decent specimen – this photo does the job!

AR Denarius, Mint of Rome, c. A.D. 164-166
Obv: LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F draped bust of Lucilla right
Rx: VESTA Vesta standing facing, head left, pouring ritual libation from simpulum (ceremonial ladle) over lighted altar at her feet and holding Palladium.
RIC III 788; RSC 92

Mark

Weight: 3.23 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Obverse: LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F
Reverse: VESTA
Mint: Rome