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

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Obverse: Bust of Constantius I, laureate, right. CONSTANTIVS NOBCAESAR Reverse: Mars walking right, helmeted and cuirassed, trophy over left shoulder, spear in right hand. MARTI PATRI in exergue: SMN

Provenance

By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 294–295 or 303–305

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1988.353

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins