Medallion with bust of Magnentius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 350


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 095.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 17.36 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.151

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Magnentius right, draped, cuirassed.
IMPCAEMAGN ENTIVSAVG
Reverse: Victory running to left, holding a crown in extended right hand, and palm in left.
VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 19, June 5-6, 1959, lot 271); March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for
$ 210.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour