10 nummi (decannummium) with bust of Roma, struck under Theodahad
Early Byzantine Period
Mint: Kingdom of the Ostorgoths, Rome
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.67 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: draped bust of Roma, right in helmet
INVICT A [ROMA]
Reverse: wreath surrounding inscription
DN THOEDA HATHVS REX
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "DN IVSTINIAN AVG".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "DN/THEODA/HATHVS/REX".
By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965
Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes