LEIC-A9FEFC: Roman Coin: Sestertius of Lucilla

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).



Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Lucilla AD 164-69AD, (Reece Period 8) Reverse type PIETAS Pietas standing left by altar, holding box of perfumes and extending right hand. RIC 1755.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 164
Date to: Circa AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 17.3 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [LVCIL]LA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Pietas standing left by altar, holding box of perfumes and extending right hand.
Reverse inscription: P[IETAS], S-C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Burton on the Wolds (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6421
Four figure Latitude: 52.78279442
Four figure longitude: -1.0525591
1:25K map: SK6421
1:10K map: SK62SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: GLO-9C6B4E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
~~copper alloy Sestertius of Lucilla 164-168 (Period 8) draped bust right LVCILLA AVGV[STA] / Pietas standing left by altar, holding box of …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-CFB955
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy sestertius, probably of Lucilla and dating to the period AD 164 to 169 (Reece period 8). PIETAS SC reverse type depicting Piet…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: SF-C5EF23
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Roman sestertius of Lucilla, c. 164-169 AD. Reverse: [PIETAS], Probably Pietas standing left raising right hand over a lighted altar, holdi…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.