Follis with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 315–316


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1343

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuirassed, draped, laureate bust of Constantine to right.
IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG
Reverse: Sol, radiate, standing to left, head turned to left, raising right hand, globe in left hand.
In left field: TF In right field, a star. In exergue: PLG
SOLIINVIC TOCOMITI

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