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Coin of Cremna with bust of Aurelian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. IMP.C.S.L.DO.M.AVRELIANO Reverse: Prize crown containing two palm branches. On crown: IERCS DONATIO F COLIVL[in form of a Greek L]CREMNE[as a Greek E] (sic) (see media screen for scan of inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 122); 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: 32.5 mm. Weight: 15.24 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.896

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins