Lucilla c.149 – 182 A.D.

Lucilla was the wife of Lucius Verus. After his death she remained influential through the marriage of a senator. In 182 a plot to overthrow Commodus was uncovered in which she played a role and she was subsequently banished to the island of Capri. Fearing that this might not be enough to prevent any future plans of the sort, Commodus had her executed shortly afterwards.   AU Aureus RIC 783 (Marcus Aurelius), C 69 Aureus Obv: LVCILLAEAVGANTONINIAVGF - Draped bust right. Rev: VENVS - Venus standing left, holding apple and scepter. $3,130 5/22/02. RIC 790 (Marcus Aurelius),...

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