Contorniate with bust of Valentinian III
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 105.
Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 38.27 gm. (pierced) Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Valentinian III to right.
Reverse: A dancer with a wreath in the raised right hand, surrounded by six small female figures (singers?).
M I LICVS
By date unknown: T. O. Mabbott Collection; by date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Mail Bid Sale 15, May 4, 1955, no. 477); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958
Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.