Coin-weight (exagium solidi) with busts of of Theodosius, Valentinianus II, and Arcadius (or Arcadius, Honorius, and Valentinianus III?)

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 383–388 or A.D. 408


Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.07 gm.

Accession Number

64.978

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics

Obverse: Diademed, draped busts of Theodosius, Valentinianus II, and Arcadius or Arcadius, Honorius, and Valentinianus III facing front, with large brooches holding the paludamenta on their right shoulders.
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Reverse: Tyche-Moneta standing to left, scales in right hand.
EXACTVM [S]OLIDI
 Holed.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; June 8, 1964: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour