Solidus with bust of Constantius II

Roman (?) or modern (?)
Imperial Period (?) or modern (?)
A.D. 347–355 (?)


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.30 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.87

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right.
FLIVLCONSTAN TIVSPERPAVG
Reverse: Roma seated at left and Constantinople, turreted, seated at right, her right foot on prow, supporting shield between them.
On shield: VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX
GLORIA REI PVBLICAE in ex.: SMANH

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., 53 Bromfield Street, Boston 8, Mass.; February 8, 1967: purchased by MFA from Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour