Solidus with bust of Crispus
about A.D. 324
Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Crispus to left, laureate and cuirassed, seen from back holding spear and shield.
Reverse: Concordia, seated left holding caduceus and cornucopia.
CONCORDIA AVGG NN in exergue: SMNK
Struck under Constantine I.
By date unknown: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; by 1922: with Naville & Cie, 6-8 rue Pécolat, Geneva, auction of the Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection (Naville sale 3, no. 197 [citing Ramon sale, Paris, 1913, no. 673]); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)