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Medallion with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

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Obverse: Draped, laureate bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. IMPCAESCVIBIVSTREBONIANVSGALLVSAVG Reverse: The emperor and Volusianus sacrificing at an altar in front of a hexastyle temple, in which statue of Fortuna with rudder and conucopiae; five other figures participating in sacrifice. ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: G. Mazzini Collection (Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 4, no. 44); by date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd., 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., November 13, 1958, for $ 963.00 (this is the total price for 58.1006 and 58.1007)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 065

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 51.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.1007

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions