Coin with bust of Constantine I
Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia
Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm. Die axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Constantine to right.
Reverse: Jupiter standing, long scepter in left hand, his head turned left toward Nike, who holds a wreath on his right hand. In field at his right, eagle.
IOVICONS ERVATORI SMN in exergue
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