Ancient Coins: ROMAN IMPERIAL BRONZE: Pupienus, 238 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 16.97g. 30mm. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG S C. Victory standing to left holding palm branch and wreath. RIC 175, 23a. BMC 255, 58. Excellent strike with an attractive green patina and completely natural un-cleaned surfaces.
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 4, February 27, 1991, lot 433
Ex: Baldwins, NY Auction XXIII, January, 6, 2010, lot 202.
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