Medallion with bust of Probus
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 077.
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 29.07 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Probus, laureate and cuirassed, spear directed left, shield on which is emperor on horseback left, preceded by Victory and followed by soldier.
Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales; at feet piles of metal.
By 1930: with Naville & Cie., 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica [Naville] auction 15, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, July 2ff., 1930, lot 1880); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; May 2, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)