Obverse: Bust of Gallienus, right, laureate, draped and cuirassed, facing bust of Salonina, diademed and draped. CONCORDIAAVGVSTORVM Reverse: Three Monetae standing facing, heads left, each holding balance and cornucopia; at feet of each, pile of metal. MONETAEAVGG
By date unknown: Sir Arthur J. Evans (1851-1941) Collection; by 1934: with Ars Classica S.A. (Naville & Cie), 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (auction 17 [collections of Sir Arthur J. Evans, et al.], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 3ff., 1934, lot 1750 [said to have been found in Rome]); purchased at Ars Classica auction 17 by Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King St., St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; October 12, 1934: sold by Spink & Son, Ltd. to a U.S. Private Collector; December 6, 1934: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 253–260
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 073; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 096-097.
Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 33.62 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Silver (with traces of gilding)