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Aureus with head of Constantius I Chlorus, struck under Diocletian and Maximian I Herculius

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Obverse: Laureate head of Constantius I Chlorus to right. CONSTA NTIVSNC Reverse: Hercules to right seizing stag by its antlers. VIRTVS AVGG in ex.: TR

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 928); purchased on behalf of MFA at Stack's auction by Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, December 13, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 293–305

Mint

Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.1014

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins