Medallion with bust of Constantius II

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 354–361


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

69.5

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right.
DNCONSTAN TIVSPFAVG.
Reverse: Nike stands, head left, wreath in right hand, palm in left. VICTORIA AVGVSTI

Provenance

By date unknown: Walter Niggeler Collection; by 1967: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction of the Niggeler Collection, part 3, Malzgasse 25, Basel, November 2-3, 1967, lot 1528); by 1968: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 (Hesperia Art Bulletin 44, no. 60); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, January 8, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour