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Medallion with bust of Clodius Albinus

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Obverse: Bust of Clodius Albinus, draped and cuirassed, right. DCLODIVSSEPTIMIVSALBINVSCAES Reverse: Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia. Wheel beside throne. FORTVNAE REDVCI COSII (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 7, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 194–195

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 59.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.17

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions