Medallion with bust of Constantine I
about A.D. 327–333
Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 30.34 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine I to right.
Reverse: Constantine, laureate, draped and cuirassed, riding to right, spearing a barabrian who falls at right. The barbarian holds a spear in the right hand and raises his left in submission.
By date unknown: L. A. Lawrence Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in honor of their daughter Emily D. B. Vermeule, January 11, 1978; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, January 11, 1978
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour