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Solidus with head of Constantine I

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Obverse: Head of Constantine I, diademed, looking upwards, right. Reverse: Victory seated left holding cornucopia in left hand, Victory with wreath on right hand. Shield behind throne. CONSTANTINVSAVG SMN (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1970: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 324–325

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.263

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins