Sestertius with bust of Clodius Albinus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 194–195


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 22.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.248

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Clodius Albinus, right, draped .
DCLSEPTAL BINCAES
Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and sceptre.
FELICI TA SCOSII in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber (1830 - 1907); 1909: with J. Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 24 [Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber Collection], May 10ff., lot 1789); by 1911: with J. Hirsch, Munich (Hirsch auction 30 [Rev. Percy Barron, et al. Collections], May 11ff., lot 1055); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)