Solidus with head of Crispus, struck under Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 319–320


Mint: Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.56 gm.

Accession Number

35.280

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Crispus, laureate.
FLIVLCRIS PVSNOBCAES
Reverse: Securitas, standing placing right hand on head, and leaning left on column.
SECVRITASR EIPVBLICAE In exergue: PTR

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)