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Medallion with bust of Probus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Probus to left, wearing aegis and seen from back. Lance to left, behind. PROBVSIN VICT[PAVG] Reverse: The Three Monetae, with attributes. They are all looking to the left. MO NETAA VG

Provenance

By 1961: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley, California; October 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 288- (this is the total price for 61.1068–61.1072)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 276–282

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 076.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 33.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.1071

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions