Semissis of Constans II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 641–668


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.19 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.356

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans II to right.
DNCONSTAN[TINUSPPAV]
Reverse: Cross potent on globe.
 VICTORIA[AU]GUS

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)