Medallion with head of Gallienus
about A.D. 260–268
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 070.
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 22.88 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Silver (with traces of gilding)
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Gallienus to right.
Reverse: The three Monetae standing to left, each with cornucopiae in left hand and scales in right.
By date unknown: G. Mazzini Collection (Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 4, p. 69, no. 639); by 1958: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd, 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co's Bank, Ltd., January 8, 1959, for $ 967.50 ( this is the total price for 59.2-59.4)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour