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Coin of Cremna with bust of Aurelian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Aurelian right. IMP.C.S.L.DOM.AVRELIANO Reverse: Ephesian Artemis standing facing with sceptre topped by bird in each hand. Deer at left and right. COL.I.A.G.F.CREMNE (see media screen for dots between letters and the unclear letter in the reverse inscription)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 13.40 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.401

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins