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Miliarense with bust of Constans

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Constans to right, wearing pearled diadem. FLIVLCON STANSPFAVG Reverse: Constans in military dress, standing left, holding standard in right hand, left hand holding shield at feet. TRIVMFATOR GENTIVMBARBARVM in exergue: TES

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 609); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for $ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 340–350

Mint

Thessalonica, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 093.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.55 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.7

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins