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Medallion (2 solidi?) with bust of Constans I

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Obverse: Bust of Constans I, diademed, draped, cuirassed, right. FLIVLCONS TANSPFAVG Reverse: Two Victories supporting wreathed votive shield. VICTORIAEDDNNAVGG; VOT / X / MVL / XX (on shield) .SIS. (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 5, Milan, 1958, p. 153, pl. 41, no. d. 168); purchased by MFA from Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland, September 18, 1958, for $ 2100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman (?), Imperial Period (or Modern), A.D. 347 (or 19th/20th century)

Mint

Siscia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 092.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 8.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.697

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions