Miliarense with head of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 320


Mint: Sirmium

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2009.321

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: head of Constantine, to the right
CONSTANTINVSMAXAVG
Reverse: facing heads of Crispus and Constantine II
CRISPVSETCONSTANTINVSCC
SIRM in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Fred Baldwin Collection, London, England; by 1969: with Glendinning & Co., London, England (Auction ["An Important Collection of Roman Portrait Coins"], November 20, 1969, lot 364); by 1992: with Bank Leu A.G., In Gassen 20 CH 8001, Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 54, April 28, 1992, lot 325); by 2007: with Numismatica Ars Classica, Niederdorfstrasse 43 CH 8022, Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 40 [Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Coins], Hotel Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1, 8022 Zürich, May 16, 2007, lot 853); by 2008: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL and Freeman & Sear, P.O. Box 641352, Los Angeles, CA (Gemini V Auction, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY January 6, 2009, lot 834); February 25, 2009: purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. (representing Gemini, LLC)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour