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Aureus with bust of Quintillus

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Obverse: bust of Quintillus, draped, cuirassed and laureate, to the right IMP C M AVR QVINTILLVS AVG Reverse: Concordia standing right, holding military standard in her right hand, corncucopia in her left hand CONCORD EXER; in exergue: T


About 1957: found as part of a maritime hoard in the Mediterranean Sea off Corsica; by 1978: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland (Auction 20 [Antike Münzen], April 25, 1978, lot 381); by 2006: with LHS Numismatics Ltd., In Gassen 20, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 97 [Roman and Byzantine], Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Poststrasse 12, CH-8001, Zurich, May 10, 2006, lot 70); 2006: purchased by Michael C. Ruettgers; September 16, 2009: gift of Michael C. Ruettgers to MFA

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Gift of Michael C. Ruettgers

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 270




Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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