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Antoninianus with bust of Cornelia Supera, struck under Aemilian

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Obverse: Draped bust of Cornelia Supera to right, wearing stephane. Crescent behind. C.CORNELS VPERAAVG Reverse: Vesta standing, head left, holds phiale in right hand, transverse scepter in left. V E S T A

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 253

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.509

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins