Solidus with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 335


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantine I, right, diademed and draped.
CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG
Reverse: Victory seated right, on cuirass and shield, writing on shield which a genius presents to her.
VICTORIACONSTANTINIAVG SMNP (in exergue) VOT / XXX (on shield)

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)