RPC IX, 115


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 115
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
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Aemilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription PROVINCIA DACIA, AN VIII
Reverse design Pax standing l., holding branch and sceptre; at l., eagle standing l., head r., holding wreath in beak; at r., lion standing l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 8.28 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 58, Cavagna 327–9 (5)
Specimens 5
Note Cavagna describes the bust as draped and cuirassed but https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/20632 (of the same obverse die as the other coins) proves that the bust is cuirassed only, without drapery

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 127
2     CNG EA 109, 2 Mar. 2005, lot 80
3     ✸ Rauch, Summer 2012, 20 Sept. 2012, lot 1336
4     NY: 1997.32.247
5     CGT coll.