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A ROMAN GOLD MEDALLION OF LUNA
A ROMAN GOLD MEDALLION OF LUNA

CIRCA 3RD-6TH CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN GOLD MEDALLION OF LUNA
CIRCA 3RD-6TH CENTURY A.D.
The sheet disk with a repoussé bust of the moon goddess depicted frontally wearing a sleeveless tunic, her center-parted hair rolled back along the sides of her face and falling along her neck, a crescent moon behind her, the medallion with a raised ribbon border, perforated above and threaded through by a hooked wire
2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm.) diameter
Provenance
French Private Collection, acquired in the late 1970s-early 1980s.

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