Coin with bust of Arcadius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 388– 392


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.97 gm. Die axis: 6

Accession Number

84.825

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Arcadius to right.
DNARCADIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory advancing left carrying trophy over right shoulder and dragging captive with left hand.
SALVSREI[ in ex.: CONSdelta

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