Medallion with bust of Constans

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 337–340


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 24.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1453

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed (?) bust of Constans to right.
DNFLCONSTANSAVG
Reverse: Roma seated to left, on a shield, she leans on a sceptre and holds a Victory on a globe.
VRBSROMA BEATA

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 28, June 19-20, 1964, lot 482); purchased by MFA at Münzen und Medaillen auction 28; accessioned September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour