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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Aemilius Aemilianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Aemilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription PROVINCIA DACIA, AN VIII
Reverse design Pax standing left, holding branch and sceptre; at left, eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak; at right, lion standing left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 58, Cavagna 327–9 (5)
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 127
2 2     CNG EA 109, 2 Mar. 2005, lot 80
3 3     ✸ Rauch, Summer 2012, 20 Sept. 2012, lot 1336
4 4     NY: 1997.32.247
5 5     CGT coll.