Aureus with head of Licinius I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 316


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 mm. Weight: 5.32 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

53.2024

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Licinius I, laureate, to right.
LICINIVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Jupiter standing right, holding in right a globe with victory, in left, scepter; at right foot, eagle with wreath in beak.
In ex.: SMN and Greek letter delta
IOVICONS ERVATORI

Provenance

By 1953: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 12, June 11-13, 1953, lot 859); purchased at the auction by MFA for $ 374.31; accessioned September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour