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Aureus with head of Licinius I

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Obverse: Head of Licinius I, laureate, to right. LICINIVS AVGSTVS Reverse: Jupiter standing right, holding in right a globe with victory, in left, scepter; at right foot, eagle with wreath in beak. In ex.: SMN and Greek letter delta IOVICONS ERVATORI

Provenance

By 1953: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 12, June 11-13, 1953, lot 859); purchased at the auction by MFA for $ 374.31; accessioned September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 316

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 mm. Weight: 5.32 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

53.2024

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins