Contorniate with bust of Alexander the Great
Mid-4th–early 5th century A.D.
Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 22.86 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Alexander the Great to right, lion’s skin over head and shoulders. At right, a circle with six rays.
Reverse: Four chariots race around Circus Maximus.
By 1971: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., September 15, 1971
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour