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Coin Portraying Emperor Constantine I

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

317

Artist:

Roman, minted in Aquileia

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Constantine I, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.

On the back (reverse), the sun deity Sol is depicted standing, wearing a radiate crown and holding a globe in his right hand while rasing his left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Constantine I

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

317 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG Reverse: SOLI INVICTO COMITI In exergue: AQP

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.1 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2700

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