Coin with bust of Arcadius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 395–401


Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm. Die axis: 7

Accession Number

84.826

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Arcadius to right.
DNARCADI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Emperor in military attire at left being crowned by Victory standing at right.
VIRTVS EXERCITI in ex.: SMKA

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