Solidus with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 330


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.61 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.286

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantine I, right, draped, diademed.
CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG
Reverse: Victory walking left holds palm and wreath, before head, crescent.
CONSTAN TINVSAVG CONS (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)