Bronze coin of Lucilla from Capitolias (CAP0102)

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Title

Bronze coin of Lucilla from Capitolias (CAP0102)

Description

Local bronze coin from Capitolias (166/167 CE) depicting the empress Lucilla, wife of Commodus, on the obverse

Source

Publisher

Spijkerman 1978:100-101, no.10=Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6559 (temporary #)

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

CAP0102

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

4.53-4.89g

Diameter (mm)

19-23mm

Province

Arabia

Region

Decapolis

Era Used

Local era (97/98 CE)

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Lucilla, facing right

Reverse Type

Dionysos, nude, standing facing front and looking left, holding a cantharus and thyrsus, with a panther to the left

Obverse Legends

ΛΟΥΚΙΛΛΑ CEB (Lucilla Sebaste)

Reverse Legends

K[AΠ]ΙΤWΛΙΕWN (of [the people of] Capitolias)

Monograms (Rev)

Spijkerman (1978:100-101, no.10) supplies a year monogram [O] =166/167 CE

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6559 [http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/6559/]

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.100-101, no.10)

Citation

“Bronze coin of Lucilla from Capitolias (CAP0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed July 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/55.

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