Coin of Cremna with bust of Aurelian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 270–275


Mint: Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 11.72 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.890

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right.
IMPCSLDO.M.AVRELIANO
Reverse: At right Asklepios standing holding serpent-entwined staff in right hand and facing Hygieia standing at left. She holds a patera and feeds serpent.
COLIVL AC ECREM

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 114); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour