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Medallion with confronted busts of Trebonianus Gallus and Volusian

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Obverse: Facing busts of Trebonianus Gallus right, and Volusian left, both laureate, draped and cuirassed. IMP GALLVS AVG IMP VOLVSIANVS AVG Reverse: The two emperors on horseback galloping right, cloaks floating backward; nearer one holds spear. ADVENTVS A VGG

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 2, 1935)

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 067.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 42.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.692

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

212C

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions