Coin with bust of Theodosius I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 388–392


Mint: Heraclea

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.814

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right.
DNTHEODO SIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory holding trophy over right shoulder and with left hand pulling a captive by the hair.
SALVSREI PVBLICAE in ex.: SMHA

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