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Solidus with bust of Crispus

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Obverse: Bust of Crispus to left, laureate and cuirassed, seen from back holding spear and shield. FLIVLCRIS PVSNOBCAES Reverse: Concordia, seated left holding caduceus and cornucopia. CONCORDIA AVGG NN in exergue: SMNK Struck under Constantine I.


By date unknown: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; by 1922: with Naville & Cie, 6-8 rue Pécolat, Geneva, auction of the Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection (Naville sale 3, no. 197 [citing Ramon sale, Paris, 1913, no. 673]); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

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

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 324


Nicomedia, Bithynia


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.46 gm.

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The Ancient World


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