Medallion with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 065

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 51.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.1007

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Draped, laureate bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. IMPCAESCVIBIVSTREBONIANVSGALLVSAVG
Reverse: The emperor and Volusianus sacrificing at an altar in front of a hexastyle temple, in which statue of Fortuna with rudder and conucopiae; five other figures participating in sacrifice.
FORTVNA E R ED VCI

Provenance

By date unknown: G. Mazzini Collection (Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 4, no. 44); by date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd., 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., November 13, 1958, for $ 963.00 (this is the total price for 58.1006 and 58.1007)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour