Aurelian 270-275 AD
Gilt bronze antoninianus, 24 mm, 3.83 gm.
Aurelianus, an Illyrian, rose through the ranks of the army. After successfully revolitng against Quintillus he planned to restore the Empire and was successful, he was murdered by his officers near Byzantium at the instigation of his secretary, Eros.
Very rare with gilded surface.