Contorniate with monogram

Roman
Imperial Period
4th–5th century A.D.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 21.63 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1972.371

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Incuse monogram of P and E.
Reverse: Incuse monogram of P and E.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the Hall Collection, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 2164 [as ex Froehner Collection]); by 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 31, 1972: purchased from Münzen und Medaillen AG by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, May 10, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock