Coin 3/4

Constantine I, Roman Imperial, Antioch, Syria, Asia Minor, Roman Empire

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335-337

Bronze

Overall: 5/8 in. (16 mm)

Weight: 1.2 g

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

12.8.29187

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Syria

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Old Number

hn 833

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