Antoninianus with bust of Aurelian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 274–275


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.68 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.994

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, radiate, cuirassed, right.
IMPAVRELIANVSAVG
Reverse: Sol walking left, right hand raised, left holding globe, treading down one of two captives seated on ground.
ORIENSAVG in ex.: BXXI

Provenance

By 1932: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection