Coin with head of Constantine !

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 327–328 (?)


Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.792

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Constantine I to right.
CONSTAN TINVSAVG
Reverse: Fortified gateway. On top, star between two turrets.
PROVIDEN TIAEAVGG
(letters in exergue appear to be traces of SMKA; star in field at left?)

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