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Contorniate with charioteer

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Obverse: Charioteer standing left, holding whip in right hand, and palm branch in left. MACEDONI NIKA In field left and right: I E Reverse: Race horse to left. Above: I E around: INCLI TVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 664: as from the Ch. Osman Noury Bey sale, Serrure Paris, 1905, no. 313); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for $ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, Mid–late 4th century A.D.

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 106.

Dimensions

Diameter: 44 mm. Weight: 64.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.10

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates