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Antoninianus with bust of Aemilian

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right. IMPCAESAEMILIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Mars to left, shield and spear on left arm, right hand raised holding branch. MAR TIPACIF

Provenance

By date unknown: with L. S. Forrer (said to be from the Drabell Collection): July 1950: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from L. S. Forrer; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 253

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.606

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins