Solidus of Constantinus III (Constans II)

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 641–668


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.611

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed facing bust of Constantinus III (Constans II) with long beard. Cross on globe at left.
DNCONSTAN TINVSPFAVG
Reverse: Cross on three steps.
VICTORIA AV[GG] In ex.: CONOB

Provenance

By date unknown: Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection (grandfather of Cornelius C. Vermeule III); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, accessioned January 27, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III