Medallion with bust of Roma, struck under Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 327–333


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter 33.5 mm. Weight: 13.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.999

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Roma, helmeted and cuirassed to left.
VRBS ROMA
Reverse: Emperor to right, spear in right hand, orb in left. Kneeling bound captive at left. At right, captive in pose of supplication.
VIRTV S AVG

Provenance

By 1972: with David Miller, V. C. Vecchi & Sons, Church House, 23 Great Smith Street, London SW 1; purchased by MFA from David Miller, V. C. Vecchi & Sons, December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour