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Solidus with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Bust of Constantine I, right, diademed and draped. CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG Reverse: Victory seated right, on cuirass and shield, writing on shield which a genius presents to her. VICTORIACONSTANTINIAVG SMNP (in exergue) VOT / XXX (on shield)

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. 335

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins