RPC IX, 113


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 113
Province Dacia
Region Dacia
City Province of Dacia
Reign Aemilian
Person (obv.) Aemilian (Augustus)
Dating AD 253
Obverse inscription IMP C M AEMIL AEMILIANVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Aemilius Aemilianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Aemilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription PROVINCIA DACIA, AN VIII
Reverse design Dacia, wearing Dacian cap, standing l., holding two vexilla inscribed V and XIII and sword; at l., eagle standing l., head r., holding wreath in beak; at r., lion standing l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference AMNG 57, Cavagna 323 (2)
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Note Cavagna describes the bust as draped and cuirassed but https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/20635 (of the same obverse die as the other coins) proves that the bust is cuirassed only, without drapery (Cavagna’s obv. die link D 84 is in error)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 7603
2 2     ✸ CGF MBS 41, 26 Nov. 2009, lot 917
3 3     CNG MBS 64, 24 Sept. 2003, lot 574
4 4     Martin 6.51.1, pl. VIII