Contorniate with bust of Sallust

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


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 22.71 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1972.209

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Draped bust of Salustius right.
SALVSTI VSAVTOR
Reverse: Sol in quadriga. Salamander below.

Provenance

By 1971: with Münzen und Medalllen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour