Antoninianus of Gallic Empire with bust of Laelianus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 269


Mint: Gallic Empire, Moguntiacum

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.48 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

52.1024

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Laelianus, radiate, cuirassed.
IMPCLAELIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory running right, holding wreath and palm.
VICTORI AA VG

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (auction, June 13, 1952, lot 195); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $8.75

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour