Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 99   |   29 May 2017
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Lot 16





Estimate: 17'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 14'000 CHF Price realized: 20'000 CHF
Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus. Aureus circa 166-169, AV 7.28 g. LVCILLA – AVGVSTA Draped bust r. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated l., holding patera in r. hand and leaning l. elbow on statue of Spes; under throne, cornucopiae. C 4. BMC L. Verus 332. RIC M. Aurelius 755. Calicó 2210.
A portrait of enchanting beauty struck in high relief on a broad flan. A perfect Fdc

Provenance
”A late foreign Ambassador” Collection sold by Glendining & Co., London, auction 2, 7-8 March 1957, lot 401, sold for £ 105/0/0
Ferruccio Bolla (1911-1984) Collection, sold by Anton Tkalec AG and Astarte SA, Zürich, 28 February 2007, lot 51.

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