Aureus with head of Constantius I Chlorus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 305–306


Mint: Aquileia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.25 gm.

Accession Number

59.499

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Constantius right, laureate.
CONSTANT IVSPFAVG
Reverse: Concordia seated left on throne, cornucopiae in left hand, patera in extended right.
CONCORDIAAVGGNOSTR in exergue: A Q

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