Antoninianus with bust of Magnia Urbica, struck under Carinus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 284


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 3.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1396

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Magnia Urbica, right, diademed with crescent.
MAGNIAVRBICAAVG
Reverse: Venus standing left, holding apple in right hand and scepter in left.
VENVSGENETRIX D (in field, left)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

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