Sestertius with bust of Pupienus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 22.65 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.569

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. IMPCAESMCLODPVPIENVSAV[G]
Reverse: Pax, seated on throne to left, holds branch in right hand, sceptre in left.
PAX PVB LIC[A] In ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 40.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour