Coin with bust of Gratian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 378–383


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.99 gm. Die axis: 11

Accession Number

84.812

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Gratian to right.
DNGRATIA NVSPFAVG
Reverse: Roma seated facing front, head turned to left, holding globe on right hand and spear in left.
CONCOR DIAAVGG in field: two Greek letters and K in ex.: ANTA

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