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Sestertius with bust of Diva Mariniana, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

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Obverse: Diademed, veiled bust of Diva Mariniana. DIVAEMA RINIANAE Reverse: Peacock facing. CONSECRATIO S C


By date unknown: Earl Fitzwilliam Collection; by 1949: with Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., Spencer House, 27 St. James's Place, St. James's Street, London, S.W. 1 (auction of the Earl Fitzwilliam Collection, sold by order of the Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estates Company, May 30-31, 1949, lot 349); by date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1959: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1. (auction of the Lockett Collection, part VIII, May 26, 1959, lot 106); by 1961: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2, England; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 20/-/-

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 256




Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

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