Coin with head of Constantine !
A.D. 327–328 (?)
Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Constantine I to right.
Reverse: Fortified gateway. On top, star between two turrets.
(letters in exergue appear to be traces of SMKA; star in field at left?)
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