Coin with bust of Arcadius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 388–392


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.13 gm. Die axis: 6

Accession Number

84.824

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Arcadius, head turned to right, wearing diadem and cuirass.
]ADIVS[ Monogram in field at left
Reverse: At left, Victory advancing left, carrying trophy over her right shoulder and dragging captive with her left hand.
]VBLICA[ in ex.: ]NS[

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America