Medallion with confronted busts of Trebonianus Gallus and Volusian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Italy, Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 067.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 42.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.692

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Facing busts of Trebonianus Gallus right, and Volusian left, both laureate, draped and cuirassed.
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Reverse: The two emperors on horseback galloping right, cloaks floating backward; nearer one holds spear.
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Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 2, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)