Medallion with bust of Florian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 276


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 28.09 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1991.5

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Florianus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, to right.
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Reverse: Three Monetae.
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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 H. P. Hall Collection, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1958: incorrectly as Consul Weber sale, 1909, no. 2391); by 1983: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland (Leu auction 33, Savoy Hotel - Baur en Ville, Zurich, May 3, 1983, lot 136: as ex Longuet Collection, Platt and Kampmann sale, Paris, March 17, 1970, lot 173); by 1990: with Numismatic Fine Arts, 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90067 (NFA auction 25, The Helmsley Palace, 455 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., November 29, 1990, lot 460: incorrectly as Hall sale, no. 1970); purchased by MFA at NFA auction 25; accessioned by MFA January 27, 1991

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour