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Medallion with bust of Maxentius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Maxentius to right, seen from the back. IMPCMAVALMAXENTIVSPFAVG Reverse: The three Monetae standing to left, holding balances and cornucopiae; at their feet, three piles of coin. MON ETAAV GN

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 28, June 19-20, 1964, lot 476); purchased by MFA at Münzen und Medaillen auction 28; accessioned September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 306–312

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 36.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1452

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions