Nummus of Constantine
11/16 x 1/16 in. (1.7 x 0.2 cm)
Medium and Support:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Alexander
Location: Currently on view
Constantine issued this coin commemorating the city of Rome simultaneously along with a similar one representing Constantinople, his new capital city. Together they symbolized the equality of the two imperial cities.
[Gallery label text, 2009]