Contorniate with bust of Alexander the Great

Roman
Imperial Period
Mid–late 4th century A.D.


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 097.

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 28.89 gm.

Accession Number

13.1695

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Bust of Alexander, right, wearing lion’s skin.
ALEXA NDER
Reverse: Circus Maximus with four chariots racing.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift