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Medallion with bust of Probus

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Obverse: Bust of Probus, laureate, and cuirassed left, holding globe surmounted by a Victory holding wreath. Sword or scepter in left hand. IMPCPRO BVSPFAVG Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each carrying scales and cornucopiae; bits of metal at their feet. MO NETAAV G


By 1907: probably A. Sambon auction, November 18, 1907 (Martinetti and Nervegna Collections), lot 2842; by date unknown: L. Vierordt Collection; 1923: with J. Schulman, Amsterdam (J. Schulman auction of L. Vierordt Collection, March 5, 1923, lot 2481); by 1935, Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 276–282



Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 075.


Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 22.2 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Medallions