Lucius Aelius

Reece Period attributed: Period 6

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Member of the The Adoptive Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 136 until 138.

Lucius Aelius Caesar was born Lucius Ceionius Commodus. In AD 136, the ailing Hadrian adopted him as heir, supposedly due to Commodus’ good looks; Aelius Caesar grew consumptive and died in his post as governor of Pannonia.

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  • Definition: Lucius Aelius Caesar (January 13, 101 – January 1, 138) was the father of Emperor Lucius Verus. In 136, he was adopted by Hadrian and named heir to the throne. He died before Hadrian and thus never became emperor. After Lucius' death, he was replaced by Antoninus Pius, who succeeded Hadrian the same year.
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