Coin of Lucilla from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0104)

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Title

Coin of Lucilla from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0104)

Description

Local bronze coin of Lucilla, wife of the emperor Lucius Verus, from Nysa-Scythopolis (175/176 CE)

Publisher

Spijkerman 1978:192-193 no.14

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

SCY0104

Coverage

32.5, 35.5

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

7.43-11.27g

Diameter (mm)

23-26mm

Province

Palaestina

Region

Decapolis

Era Used

Local era (63/64 BCE)

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Lucilla, facing right

Reverse Type

Tyche, draped and wearing a turreted crown, standing facing right, with her left foot on a river-god, and holding a scepter and cornucopia

Obverse Legends

ΛΟVKIΛΛΑ ΑVΓOVCTA (Lucilla Augusta)

Reverse Legends

NVC T CK T EΛΕY T Π Θ ΛC (Nysa Scythopolis, Greek city of [Koile] Syria; date=239)

Name 1

Role 1

Notes

The title "Greek city" appear on coins under Marcus Aurelius (Meshorer et al. 2013: 181).

Selected Bibliography

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.192-193, no.15).

Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6473 (temporary #) [http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/6473/]

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.

Citation

“Coin of Lucilla from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0104),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed July 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/67.

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