Sestertius with bust of Diva Mariniana, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 256


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.133

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, veiled bust of Diva Mariniana.
DIVAEMA RINIANAE
Reverse: Peacock facing.
CONSECRATIO in field left and right: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Earl Fitzwilliam Collection; by 1949: with Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., Spencer House, 27 St. James's Place, St. James's Street, London, S.W. 1 (auction of the Earl Fitzwilliam Collection, sold by order of the Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estates Company, May 30-31, 1949, lot 349); by date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1959: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1. (auction of the Lockett Collection, part VIII, May 26, 1959, lot 106); by 1961: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2, England; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 20/-/-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour