Medallion with bust of Probus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 276–282


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 079.

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 20.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

59.7

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Probus to right.
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Reverse: The three Monetae standing left, with cornucopiae in left hand, and scales in right.
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Provenance

By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann, January 8, 1959, for
$ 500.00 (this is the total price for 59.5-59.7)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour