Legio II Augusta

This legion previously stationed in Caerleon, Wales, helped build the Antonine Wall in 142 AD and was also part of Septimus Severus’s campaign in 208 AD.

Legio II north gate stone from Balmuidy Fort

Vivius Marcianus was a centurion of the second legion and his tombstone was in London, erected by his wife, Januaria Martina, sometime around 200AD. He may have been in Scotland with Septimus Severus. See the RIB 17. Funerary inscription for Vivius Marcianus.

Vivius Marcianus, Legio II Aug


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