Sestertius with bust of Pupienus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.57 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1432

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Pupienus, laureate, draped, right.
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Reverse: Victory standing left, holding crown and palm.
VICT ORIAAVGG S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1930: Adolph E. Cahn auction 68 (Collections of Moritz Simon, Berlin, et al.), Frankfurt a M., Germany, November 26, 1930, lot 618; by 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)