Antoninianus with bust of Cornelia Supera, struck under Aemilian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 253


Mint: Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm.

Accession Number

34.1384

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Cornelia Supera, diademed, right, with crescent.
CORSVPERAAVG
Reverse: Juno seated left, holding flower and wreath.
 IVNONIAVG

Provenance

By date unknown: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; by 1934: with Ars Classica S.A. (Naville & Cie), 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (auction 17 [collections of Sir Arthur J. Evans, et al.], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 3ff., 1934, lot 1717); purchased at Ars Classica auction 17 by Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King St., St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; sold by Spink & Son, Ltd. to a U.S. Private Collector, October 12, 1934; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

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