Aureus with head of Constantius I Chlorus, struck under Diocletian and Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 294–295 or 303–305


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1988.353

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantius I, laureate, right.
CONSTANTIVS NOBCAESAR
Reverse: Mars walking right, helmeted and cuirassed, trophy over left shoulder, spear in right hand.
MARTI PATRI in exergue: SMN

Provenance

By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour