Sestertius with bust of Pupienus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 22.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.457

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. IMPCAESMCLODPVPIENVSAVG
Reverse: Victory stands, head left, holding wreath in right hand, palm with left.
VICT ORIAAVGG In field: S C

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour