Aureus with bust of Crispina, struck under Commodus
about A.D. 180–182
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 6.13 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Crispina, right, draped.
Reverse: Venus seated left, vertical scepter in left hand, Victory on right hand. Victory holds open wreath in both hands. Below seat, dove to left.
VEN VSF ELIX
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; January 14, 1970: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour