Medallion (1 1/2 solidi) with bust of Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 330


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.61 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1993.65

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuirassed, draped bust of Constantine I to right, wearing rosette-diadem.
CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG
Reverse: Emperor on horseback to left, right hand raised, preceded by Victory with wreath in right hand, branch in left, her head turned toward emperor.
ADV EN TVSAVGN in ex.: SMN

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, February 24, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour