Solidus with bust of Constantius Gallus, struck under Constantius II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 350–355


Mint: Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.37 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.297

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Constantius Gallus right, draped and wearing cuirass.
DNCONSTANTI VSNOBCAES
Reverse: Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to the left. Between them they support an inscribed wreath. Roma holds spear in right hand, Constantinopolis a scepter in left hand.
GLORIA REI PVBLICAE
VOT / V. / MVLT / X (on tablet) TES (between two stars in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

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