Coin with bust of Urbs Roma
Time of Constantine
Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus
Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 1.35 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Urbs Roma to left, wearing cuirass and helmet.
Reverse: Wolf nursing twins to left. Two stars in field above.
Traces of inscription in exergue
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