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Follis with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine I to right. IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG Reverse: Mars, standing to right, holding shield resting on ground, reversed spear in right hand. MARTICON SERVATORI in exergue: PARL

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 313–315

Mint

Arelate

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1342

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins