Follis with head of Constantius II, struck under Constantine I
about A.D. 330–335
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Constantius II, diademed, right.
Reverse: Two soldiers standing front, heads facing each other; each holds reversed spear in one hand and rests other hand on shield on ground; between them, military standard carrying a flag decorated with a wreath.
GLOR IAEXER [CITVS] In ex., CON ??
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription