Solidus with bust of Galla Placidia
about A.D. 426–430
Mint: Italy, Ravenna
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.42 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Galla Placidia right, diademed, draped, with necklace, crowned by hand, above. On her right shoulder: Chi Rho.
Reverse: Victory standing left, holding tall cross. Above star.
VOTXX MVLTXXX In field: R V In exergue: COMOB
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)