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Medallion with bust of Constans

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Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed (?) bust of Constans to right. DNFLCONSTANSAVG Reverse: Roma seated to left, on a shield, she leans on a sceptre and holds a Victory on a globe. VRBSROMA BEATA

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen A.G. auction 28, June 19-20, 1964, lot 482); purchased by MFA at Münzen und Medaillen auction 28; accessioned September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 337–340

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 24.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1453

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions