Solidus with head of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 324–325


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.263

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Constantine I, diademed, looking upwards, right.
Reverse: Victory seated left holding cornucopia in left hand, Victory with wreath on right hand. Shield behind throne.
CONSTANTINVSAVG SMN (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1970: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour