Follis with bust of Constantius II, struck under Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 330–331


Mint: Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

2004.1349

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right.
[FL CL CO]NSTANTIVSNOBC
Reverse: Two soldiers standing, facing one another, holding spear in outer hand;
inner hand resting on shield on ground; between them, two standards.
GLOR IAEXER[CITVS] in ex.: TRS (?)

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