Md find..Sestertius!!!

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  1. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    Lucilla sestertius, 22 gr., Fecunditas..

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  3. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Roma Invicta

    Great coin @galba68 - I'll bet it cleans up very well.
     
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  4. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    I agree. This should clean up very nice I believe.
     
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Dang that is a good looking coin, even with all the dirt on it! Can't wait to see what she looks like cleaned up.
     
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  6. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    Very nice indeed! I wonder if it is one of these? I think yours will be a lot nicer than mine once you clean it up.

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    Lucilla Æ Sestertius
    (wife of Lucius Verus)
    (164-169 A.D.)
    Rome Mint

    LVCILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust r. / [F]E[C]VN[DITAS]S-C, Fecunditas seated right,
    nursing (?) child in arms, two children at feet.
    RIC 1736; Cohen 21.
    (21.27 grams / 27 x 24 mm)

    via treasure hunting on eBay.
     
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  7. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing Supporter

    Very nice, @galba68!! I can't wait to see it after a shower!

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    Lucilla, Wife of Verus, Daughter of Aurelius
    AE Sestertius, Struck 164-169 AD, Rome mint

    Obverse: LVCILLA AVGVSTA, Bust of Lucilla, hair waved and fastened in a low chignon at back of head, draped, right.
    Reverse: FECVNDITAS, Lucilla as Fecunditas, draped, seated right on low seat, nursing infant; before her, a girl standing; behind her, a boy standing; SC in exergue.
    References: RIC III 1738
    Size: 32mm, 24.4g
     
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  8. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Looking forward to seeing how it cleans up.
     
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  9. Jims Coins

    Jims Coins Supporter! Supporter

    Want to see it refreshed, nice coin, better than U.S. coins
     
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  10. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Yep an excellent find!...Looks like it has a nice green patina too!
    I hope you'll post it when cleaned up a bit...
     
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  11. Paul M.

    Paul M. Well-Known Member

    I see quite a bit of detail there. Pretty sure this will end up being at least a nice VF coin.
     
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  12. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    That's a lovely exciting coin.
     
  13. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    How lucky you are! Here's my humble example:

    Lucilla FECVNDITAS Sestertius .jpg
    Lucilla Fecunditas Sestertius Sulzer listing.JPG
     
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  14. Numisnewbiest

    Numisnewbiest Well-Known Member

    I really, really want to see this coin after a cleaning, even just a quick cleaning.
     
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  15. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

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