Coin with bust of Constantinople

Roman
Imperial Period
Time of Constantine


Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 1.34 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.795

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantinople, wearing helmet, drapery, and cuirass.
CONSTAN TINOPOLI
Reverse: Victory standing on a prow holding a spear with a shield at her side.
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