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Obverse: Incuse monogram of P and E. Reverse: Incuse monogram of P and E. (see media screen for monograms)


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 Hall Collection, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 2164 [as ex Froehner Collection]); by 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 31, 1972: purchased from Münzen und Medaillen AG by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, May 10, 1972

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Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman, Imperial Period, 4th–5th century A.D.




Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 21.63 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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