Semissis with bust of Galla Placidia

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 455


Mint: Rome and/or Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.15 gm.

Accession Number

35.628

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Galla Placidia diademed right, draped, wearing necklace. On right shoulder: Chi Rho.
DN GALLA PLA CIDIAPFAVG
Reverse: Within crown: Chi Rho. In exergue: COMOB
SALVS REI PVBLICAE

Credit Line

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