Medallion with bust of Gallienus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 260–268


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 072.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 28.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.98

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. IMPGALLIENVSPIVSFELAVG
Reverse: The three Monetae.
 MONETAAVG

Provenance

By date unknown: British Museum Collection; 1955: acquired by a U.S. Private Collection through an exchange with the British Museum; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.