Coin with bust of Constans

Roman
Imperial Period


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.29 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.804

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Constans, head turned to right.
CONSTANS PFAVG
Reverse: Two winged Victories facing each other holding wreaths.
Inscription around: VICTORIAEDDAVGGQNN in ex.: SMTSC or SMTSeta?

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