Coin with bust of Constantius II

Roman
Imperial Period
(emperor 337–361)


Mint: Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.73 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.800

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right.
Traces of inscription around (DNCONSTANTIVSPFAVG)
Reverse: Soldier spearing a fallen enemy.
Traces of inscription around (FELTEMPREPARATIO)

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