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Serdica, 4.31 g; 12h

Obverse: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG; Radiate, cuirassed, bust right; breastplate decorated with head of Medusa.
Reverse: SOLI - I-NVICTO; -/-//XXIT ; Sol, nude, but for chlamys wrapped around shoulders and left arm, trailing behind, walking left, right hand raised, left holding whip, on each side bound captives, in oriental dress, seated back to back; captive on right looking back to left.
Ref: cf RIC 311 for type but different obverse inscription; BnF pg. 398; RIC V,1 online T-2715; Emission 7 (April-November 274)
Notes: This obverse die is a match to RIC V,1 online T-2723 Medusa-head example.
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Album name:gordian_guy / Aurelian Serdica
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Keywords:Aurelian SOLI INVICTO Sol Medusa
File Size:1340 KB
Date added:Mar 25, 2014
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quadrans  [Mar 25, 2014 at 05:46 PM]
Very nice example ..
TheEmpireNeverEnded  [Mar 26, 2014 at 12:17 AM]
All around great!
hill132  [Apr 01, 2014 at 01:49 AM]
Thats cool.