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Coin of Cremna with bust of Aurelian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. IMPCSLDO.M.AVRELIANO Reverse: At right Asklepios standing holding serpent-entwined staff in right hand and facing Hygieia standing at left. She holds a patera and feeds serpent. COLIVL AC ECREM

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 114); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 270–275

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 11.72 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.890

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins