Medallion with bust of Probus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 276–282


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 076.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 33.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.1071

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Laureate bust of Probus to left, wearing aegis and seen from back. Lance to left, behind.
PROBVSIN VICT[PAVG]
Reverse: The Three Monetae, with attributes. They are all looking to the left.
MO NETAA VG

Provenance

By 1961: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley, California; October 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 288- (this is the total price for 61.1068–61.1072)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour