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Sestertius with bust of Pupienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. IMPCAESMCLODPVPIENVSAV[G] Reverse: Pax, seated on throne to left, holds branch in right hand, sceptre in left. PAX PVB LIC[A] In ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 40.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 238

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 22.65 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.569

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins