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Medallion (1 1/2 solidi) with bust of Constantine I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine I to left, raising right hand in salutation and holding globe with his left. DNCONSTANTINVSMAXAVG Reverse: Opposed busts of Constantine II Caesar, on left, and Constantius II Caesar, on right, both laureate and wearing consular dress,...

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Provenance

By the late 1970s: in the de Guermantes Collection, Switzerland; by 2003: with Leu Numismatics, In Gassen 20, Zürich, Switzerland (auction Leu 86, Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Poststrasse 12, Zürich, Switzerland, May 5-6, 2003, lot 984); purchased at Leu Numismatics auction on behalf of MFA by Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602; June 25, 2003: purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 326

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.70 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

2003.255

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins