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Mold (obverse and reverse) for coin of Constantine I

Obverse: Head of Constantine Ieft, laureate. IMP VALER CONSTANTINVS PF AVG Reverse: Zeus, with cloak over left shoulder, standing with staff in left hand, Victory on right. Latin and Greek letters in field; above phoenix (?): K IOVI CONSER VATORIAVGG in ex.: ALE

Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph V. Noble Collection (according to a letter from him the mold was found in Egypt); gift of Joseph V. Noble to MFA, January 8, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph V. Noble

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 307–337

Place of Manufacture

Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm.

Accession Number

59.25

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics