Follis with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 309–310


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 3.88 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1341

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Constantine to right.
IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG
Reverse: Sol, with radiate crown, holds globe on left hand, right raised.
SOLINVIC TOCOMITI in ex.: PLC in field: F T

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse