Antoninianus with bust of Aemilian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 253


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.606

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right.
IMPCAESAEMILIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Mars to left, shield and spear on left arm, right hand raised holding branch.
MAR TIPACIF

Provenance

By date unknown: with L. S. Forrer (said to be from the Drabell Collection): July 1950: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from L. S. Forrer; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III