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Sestertius with bust of Pupienus

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Obverse: Bust of Pupienus, laureate, draped, right. IMPCAESMCLODPVPIENVSAVG Reverse: Victory standing left, holding crown and palm. VICT ORIAAVGG S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1930: Adolph E. Cahn auction 68 (Collections of Moritz Simon, Berlin, et al.), Frankfurt a M., Germany, November 26, 1930, lot 618; by 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 238

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.57 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1432

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins