Solidus with bust of Constantius II

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 351–355


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.54 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.542

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, cuirassed facing bust of Constantius II, spear behind.
FLIVLCONSTAN TIVSPERPAVG
Reverse: Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting shield inscribed: VOT/XXX/MVLT/XXXX
Around: GLORIA REI PVBLICAE in ex.: SMNT

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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