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Follis with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Cuirassed and draped bust of Constantine to left, with plumed helmet, spear over right shoulder. IMPCONSTANTI NVSAVG Reverse: Two Victories supporting shield inscribed: VOT/PR Around: VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP in ex.: PTR

Provenance

By 1986: with A. Tkalec, Schellinggasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria and H. D. Rauch, Tuchlauben 6, Vienna 1010 (Tkalec & Rauch auction, Hotel Inter-Continental, Johannesgasse 28, Vienna, April 14, 1986, lot 463); purchased at the Tkalec & Rauch auction by Dennis P. Devine, Rocky Point, New York 11778; December , 1986; April 24, 1986: purchased from Dennis P. Devine by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 17, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Mary B. Comstock

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 318–319

Mint

Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.13 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1986.785

Medium or Technique

Bronze (silvered)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins