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Miliarense with head of Constantine I

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Obverse: head of Constantine, to the right CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG Reverse: facing heads of Crispus and Constantine II CRISPVS ET CONSTANTINVS CC; SIRM in exergue.


By date unknown: Fred Baldwin Collection, London, England; by 1969: with Glendinning & Co., London, England (Auction ["An Important Collection of Roman Portrait Coins"], November 20, 1969, lot 364); by 1992: with Bank Leu A.G., In Gassen 20 CH 8001, Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 54, April 28, 1992, lot 325); by 2007: with Numismatica Ars Classica, Niederdorfstrasse 43 CH 8022, Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 40 [Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Coins], Hotel Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1, 8022 Zürich, May 16, 2007, lot 853); by 2008: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL and Freeman & Sear, P.O. Box 641352, Los Angeles, CA (Gemini V Auction, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY January 6, 2009, lot 834); February 25, 2009: purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. (representing Gemini, LLC)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 320




Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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