Follis

Constantine I, Roman Imperial, Treveri, Germany, Roman Empire

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307-308

Silvered Bronze

Overall: 1 1/16 in. (27 mm)

Weight: 6.4 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of W. Clark Harrington, Class of 1928

165.24.30003

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantine right; IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, left up, right down, inwardly Reverse: Nude helmeted Mars facing left, round shield on left arm, spear in right hand running diagonally across body; MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI, left up, right down, inwardly; PTR in exergue; S A flanking figure in field

Course History

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

Provenance

William Clark Harrington (1905-2007), Class of 1928; Brookfield, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC, Vol. VI: p. 218, no. 776

Old Number

hn 735

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