Coin with bust of Arcadius
Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm. Die axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Arcadius to right.
Reverse: Emperor in military attire at left being crowned by Victory standing at right.
VIRTVS EXERCITI in ex.: SMKA
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
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America