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Aureus with bust of Aurelian

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Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, radiate, cuirassed, and draped, right. IMPCLDOMAVRELIANVSAVG Reverse: Genius standing left, holding patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. At right, standard. GENIVS IL LVR

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (acquired by him at the 75th ANA convention in Chicago in August of 1966); September 21, 1966: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 270–271

Mint

Siscia, Pannonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.426

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins