Denarius with bust of Pupienus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.18 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1998.600

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right.
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Reverse: Felicitas standing, head left, caduceus in right hand, scepter in left.
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Provenance

Said to be ex Kelly, Dayton, March 27, 1951, lot 949; acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III in 1951; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III