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Antoninianus with bust of Aurelian

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Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, radiate, cuirassed, right. IMPAVRELIANVSAVG Reverse: Sol walking left, right hand raised, left holding globe, treading down one of two captives seated on ground. ORIENSAVG in ex.: BXXI

Provenance

By 1932: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 274–275

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.68 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.994

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins