Aureus with head of Constantine I
about A.D. 313–314
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.26 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Constantine, right, laureate.
Reverse: Jupiter, standing left holding sceptre and globe surmounted by Victory; at feet eagle, with wreath in beak.
IOVICONSER VATORIAVGG in field: N in exergue: SER
By date unknown: Vicomte de Ponton d'Amécourt Collection; by 1887: with Rollin et Feuardent, 4, Rue de Louvois, 4, Paris (auction of Vicomte de Ponton d'Amécourt collection, April 1887, no. 677); by date unknown: M. H. Montagu Collection; by 1896: with Rollin et Feuardent, (auction of the Montagu collection, April 1896, no. 802); by date unknown: O'Hagan Collection, Sotheby 1907, no. 755; by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)