Solidus of Constans II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. about 661–663


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

13.1363

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Facing busts of Constans on left, with long beard wearing plumed helmet and chlamys, and Constantine IV on right beardless wearing crown and chlamys.
[DNCONST] AN[I]
Reverse: Standing figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, both beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys.
VICTORIA A UGUES (S on side) CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay