Reverse: Three Monetae, with scales, cornucopiae, and piles of metal

Obverse: Laureate bust of Florianus

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Material: Bronze
Denomination: Medallion
Issuing Authority: Florian
Actual Weight: 28 g.
Die Axis: 6
Date: exact 276 AD
Dimensions: 39.5 mm.
Period: Third Century A.C.


Obverse Type: Within a circle stand the draped figures of three Monetae (Mints), each holding a scale in her right hand and a cornucopia in her left arm, with a pile of metal at her feet

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial bronze medallion

Sources Used: Gnecchi 1912, 2.115, no. 3; pl. 118, no. 10; C.C. Vermeule and F.Z. Wolsky, The Museum Year: 1990-91 26 (ill.)