Follis with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 316


Mint: Arelate

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1346

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right.
IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG
Reverse: Sol standing, head to left, holding globe in left hand; right hand raised.
In left field:T over a star in right field: F in exergue: legend obscured
SOLIN VI CTOCOMITI

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