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M. Aemilius Aemilianus
Augustus (AD 253)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Aemilian hailed originally from Mauretania. As a general on the danubian frontier, he soundly beat some German invaders. As it was usually the other way around, his soldiers proclaimed him Augustus and they marched on the Emperor Trebonianus Gallus in Italy. Gallus was defeated before reinforcements in the shape of Valerian's army from the Rhine arrived. Aemilian enjoyed only 3 or so months as Emperor until Valerian finally arrived and defeated him

Obverse Legends on coins depicting Aemilian

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Coins of Aemilian currently available

Coin image Aemilian
Silver antoninianus issued AD 253.
Obv: IMP AEMILIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right.
Rev: PACI AVG, Pax stg, legs crossed, holding branch and traverse sceptre and leaning on column.
Good Fine   |   AUD $280.00