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Medallion of Galerius

Late Roman, 293–295; gold; 34 mm, 27.0 g. BZC.1950.5
Medallion of Galerius

This medallion, issued by the emperor Galerius (r. 293–305 [Caesar], 305–311 [Augustus]), displays the god Jupiter accompanied by Zeus, who has taken the form of an eagle.

 

Selected Bibliography 

A. R. Bellinger, “Roman and Byzantine Medallions in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection,” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 12 (1958): 130–31, no. 4, fig. 4.

 

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