Medallion (2 solidi?) with bust of Constans I

Roman (?)
Imperial Period (or Modern)
A.D. 347 (or 19th/20th century)


Mint: Siscia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 092.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 8.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.697

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Constans I, diademed, draped, cuirassed, right.
FLIVLCONS TANSPFAVG
Reverse: Two Victories supporting wreathed votive shield.
Around: VICTORIAEDDNNAVGG
VOT / X / MVL / XX (on shield) .SIS. (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 5, Milan, 1958, p. 153, pl. 41, no. d. 168); purchased by MFA from Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland, September 18, 1958, for
$ 2100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour