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Follis with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right. IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG Reverse: Sol standing, head to left, holding globe in left hand; right hand raised. In left field, T over a star; in right field, F. In exergue, legend obscured. SOLIN VI CTOCOMITI


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.

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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. 316




Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

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