Coin with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 321–324


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm. Die axis: 7

Accession Number

84.791

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Constantine to right.
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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

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