Aureus with bust of Aurelian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 270–271


Mint: Pannonia, Siscia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.426

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, radiate, cuirassed, and draped, right.
IMPCLDOMAVRELIANVSAVG
Reverse: Genius standing left, holding patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
At right, standard.
GENIVS IL LVR

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (acquired by him at the 75th ANA convention in Chicago in August of 1966); September 21, 1966: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour