Solidus of Constans II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 651–654


Mint: Constantinople, Middle East

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.51 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

13.1364

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust on Constans II facing with long beard and moustache, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger.
DNCONSTAN TINUSPPAV
Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.
VICTORIA AVGUE 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