Coin 3/4

Constantine I
Roman Imperial
Antioch
Asia Minor
Roman Empire

Share

335-337

Bronze

Overall: 5/8 in. (16 mm)

Weight: 1.2 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.8.29187

Geography

Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Syria, West Asia, Asia

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse Inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG. Constantine bust, draped facing right, wearing a jeweled diadem Reverse Inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS: Two soldiers flanking standard. Soldiers standing front facing standard, inner hands resting on shields, outer hands holding vertical staffs. Mint Mark: SMAN in exergue

Course History

CLST 11.2, From Emperors as gods to God as Emperor: The Last Two Centuries of Rome, Robert Stewart, Roger Ulrich, Winter 2014

Provenance

Collected by Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu

Subjects