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Denarius with bust of Pupienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. IMPCMCLODPVPIENVSAVG Reverse: Felicitas standing, head left, caduceus in right hand, scepter in left. PMTRPCOSIIPP

Provenance

Said to be ex Kelly, Dayton, March 27, 1951, lot 949; acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III in 1951; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 238

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.18 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1998.600

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins