Miliarense with bust of Constans

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 340–350


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 093.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.55 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.7

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Constans to right, wearing pearled diadem.
FLIVLCON STANSPFAVG
Reverse: Constans in military dress, standing left, holding standard in right hand, left hand holding shield at feet.
TRIVMFATOR GENTIVMBARBARVM in exergue: TES

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 609); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for $ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour