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Antoninianus with bust of Magnia Urbica, struck under Carinus

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Obverse: Bust of Magnia Urbica, right, diademed with crescent. MAGNIAVRBICAAVG Reverse: Venus standing left, holding apple in right hand and scepter in left. VENVSGENETRIX D (in field, left)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 284

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 3.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1396

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins