Aureus with head of Constantine I, struck under Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 307


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

59.512

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Constantine I, right.
CONSTANT INVSNOBC
Reverse: Emperor in military dress standing 1/4 left, scepter in left hand, right raised; at left, military standard.
PRINCIPI I VVENTVT In exergue: P R

Provenance

From a hoard with a Mediterranean origin, including MFA 59.494-59.512 (published in the Illustrated London News, November 14, 1959); 1959: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., September 17, 1959, for
£ 18,000/-/- (this is the total price for 59.494-59.512)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour