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Medallion (1 1/2 solidi) with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Bust of Constantine I right, laureate, draped, cuirassed. DNCONSTANTINVSMAXAVG Reverse: Emperor on horseback, walking right, and raising right hand. EQVISROMANVS SMN (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1960: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd., 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; January 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd. for $ 1,100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 325

Mint

Nicomedia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 088.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.4

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions