Aureus with bust of Quintillus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 270


Mint: Mediolanum

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2009.3997

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: bust of Quintillus, draped, cuirassed and laureate, to the right
IMP.C.M.AVRQVI NTILLVS.AVG
Reverse: Concordia standing right, holding military standard in her right hand, corncucopia in her left hand
CONC ORD EXER in exergue: T

Provenance

About 1957: found as part of a maritime hoard in the Mediterranean Sea off Corsica; by 1978: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland (Auction 20 [Antike Münzen], April 25, 1978, lot 381); by 2006: with LHS Numismatics Ltd., In Gassen 20, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 97 [Roman and Byzantine], Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Poststrasse 12, CH-8001, Zurich, May 10, 2006, lot 70); 2006: purchased by Michael C. Ruettgers; September 16, 2009: gift of Michael C. Ruettgers to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Michael C. Ruettgers