Antoninianus with bust of Aurelian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 271–274


Mint: Mediolanum

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 3.24 gm.

Accession Number

92.187

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, radiate, draped, right.
IMPAVRELIANVSAVG
Reverse: Aurelian standing right before Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory on right hand.
 [R]OMAEAETERNAE

Provenance

By 1892: Miss Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, Jan. 6, 1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury