Solidus of Anastasius II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 713–715


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.374

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Anastasius II facing, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger and akakia.
DNARTEMIUSA NASTSIUSMU
Reverse: Cross potent.
VICTORI [AVG]U B CONOB in exergue

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)