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Medallion with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Bust of Constantine I, diademed, draped, cuirassed, right. CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG Reverse: Emperor seated at right, staff in left hand, receiving orb surmounted by phoenix from Constantine II, who holds trophy over his left shoulder. Panther seated at his feet, facing right. GLORIASAE...

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By 1934: with Münzhandlung Basel (Sale 1, 1934, lot 2190); by date unknown: Alexander Magnaguti Collection; by 1951: P. and P. Santamaria auction of the Magnaguti Collection, part IV, October 23, 1951, lot 554); by 1974: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 11, 1974: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 326


Rome, Italy


Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 26.36 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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