Coin with bust of Theodosius I
Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.87 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right.
Reverse: Emperor in military attire, diademed, holding globe on left hand and standard in right.
GLORIA ROMANORVM in ex.: SMN (A or delta ?)
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
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America