Skip to Content

The museum is temporarily closed. Learn more.

Coin Portraying Emperor Constantine I

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • 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.

Currently Off View

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Constantine I

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

317 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 3.67 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2700

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share