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Follis (?) with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Constantine I to right. CONSTANTI NVSMAXAVG Reverse: Two soldiers with standard between them. GLOR IAEXERC ITVS in exergue: SMALA

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. 333–335

Mint

Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 1.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1347

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins