Medallion (1 1/2 solidi) with head of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 327


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 6.80 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1996.107

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Head of Constantine I, right, wearing pearl diadem.
Reverse: Constantine moving right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, trophy over left shoulder, transverse spear in right hand. To left and right at his feet, seated captive looking back at him.
GLORIACONS TANTINIAVG in exergue: SMTS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Leu Numismatik AG, In Gassen 20, Zurich, Switzerland (Leu auction 65, Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, May 21-22, 1996, lot 483); purchased at the Leu auction on behalf of MFA by Leu Numismatik AG; June 26, 1996: purchased by MFA from Leu Numismatik AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour