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Roman Empire, AURELIAN. Silvered AE Antoninianus of Mediolanum. Struck A.D.272 - 273
Obverse: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aurelian facing right.
Reverse: RESTITVT ORIENTIS. Female figure standing facing right presenting wreath to Aurelian who is standing facing left and holding sceptre; in exergue, S.
RIC V i : 140.

Struck after the defeat of Vabalathus and Queen Zenobia this coin commemorates the re-absorption of the Palmyran territories into the Roman Empire.
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Barnaba6  [Oct 15, 2018 at 07:29 PM]
Very nice!!!