Ancient Coins: ROMAN IMPERIAL SILVER: Numerian, 283-284 A.D. ex: Sternberg
AE Antoninianus, 3.80g. 22mm. Rome, 283 A.D. IMP NVMERIANVS AVG. Radiate and cuirassed bust of Numerian to right. Rev. VNDIQVE VICTORES; KAS in exergue. Emperor standing to left holding globe and scepter. RIC 196,423. Exceptional quality; lovely reddish-brown patina with traces of silvering. The reverse legend ("Victory everywhere") is used here for the first time to proclaim victory over Persia.
Ex: Frank Sternberg, Zurich, Auction 26, 1992, lot 428.
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