Sestertius with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.55 gm.

Accession Number

88.168

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trebonianus Gallus, laureate, draped, right.
IMPCAESCVIBIVSTREBONIANVSGALLVSAVG
Reverse: Pietas standing front, head left, with both hands raised.
PIETASAVGG left and right in field: S C

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation