Coin with bust of Gratian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 367–375


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 1.98 gm. Die axis: 6

Accession Number

84.811

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right.
DNGRATIA NVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory holding crown and palm.
Around: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE in field left and right: S (?) gamma (?)
illegible letters 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