Follis with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 313


Mint: Siscia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.81 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1345

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Constantine to right.
IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG
Reverse: Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on globe in right hand, long scepter in left; eagle at feet.
Greek letter gamma in right field.
IOVICON SERVATORI in ex.: SIS

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse