Aureus with bust of Numerian, struck under Carus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 282–283


Mint: Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.752

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Numerian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
NVMAERIANVSNOBCAES
Reverse: Victory in biga galloping left, wreath in right hand, palm in left.
VICTORIACAES ARIS K (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 11, 1968: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour