Solidus with bust of Basiliscus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 475–476


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm.

Accession Number

35.338

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Basiliscus, facing, in military dress, with shield and spear.
DNBASILIS CUSPP AVG
Reverse: Victory standing left holding tall cross. In field, right, star.
VICTORI A AVGGS In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

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