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Follis with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Draped, laureate bust of Constantine to right. IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG Reverse: Sol, radiate, standing to left, raising right hand, globe in left hand. In left field: TF(?). In right field, a star. In exergue, PLG. SOLIINVIC TOCOMITI

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. 315–316

Mint

Treveri (or Lugdunum?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1343

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins