Antoninianus with bust of Cornelia Supera, struck under Aemilian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 253


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.509

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Cornelia Supera to right, wearing stephane. Crescent behind.
C.CORNELS VPERAAVG
Reverse: Vesta standing, head left, holds phiale in right hand, transverse scepter in left.
V E S T A

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour