Follis with bust of Martinian (?)

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 324–325 (?)


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

17.3361

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Martinian (?), right, radiate and draped.
[D N M MARTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse: Jupiter nude, standing left, mantle on left shoulder, holding a globe surmounted by a victory in his right hand and a sceptre in his left surmounted by an eagle holding a crown in his beak. At his feet right an eagle with a crown in his beak; to left a captive seated with his hands tied behind his back and turning his head.
IOVICONS ERVATORI In field right: X/III In exergue: SMNA

Credit Line

Source unidentified