Coin with bust of Vetranio

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 350


Mint: Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

35.696

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Vetranio laureate right, bearded, draped, with cuirass.
DNVETRAN IOPFAVG
Reverse: Vetranio in military dress standing right, holding labarum and resting left hand on shield. In exergue: TES gamma
VIRTVS EXERCITVM

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; annonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

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