Coin with bust of Arcadius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 401–403


Mint: Antioch?

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.15 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.827

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right.
DMARCADIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Seated female figure (Constantinople or Roma) holding scepter in right hand and Victory on globe in left.
[CONCORDI] A AVGG
In exergue: ANTgamma(?)

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