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Solidus with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Bust of Constantine I, right, draped, diademed. CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG Reverse: Victory walking left holds palm and wreath, before head, crescent. CONSTAN TINVSAVG CONS (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 330

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.61 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.286

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins