Medallion with bust of Commodus
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 036.
Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 61.02 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Commodus to right, laureate, cuirass with scales, seen from back.
Reverse: Jupiter standing facing, scepter in right; at left, Minerva standing with shield in left; at right, Juno, veiled.
P M TR P VIII IMP VI in ex.: COS IIII PP
Said to be from the collection of Sir Arthur Evans; by date unknown: with Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, 20 Magaw Place, New York 33, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, March 19, 1959, for $ 357.40 (this is the total price 59.184-59.185)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour