Solidus with bust of Gratian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 367–375


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.70 gm.

Accession Number

35.306

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gratian pearl-diademed right, draped and cuirassed.
DNGRATIA NVSPFAVG
Reverse: Gratian diademed with nimbus standing right in military dress, long cloak falling behind him, holding spear transversely in his right hand, in left hand globe.
PRINCIPIVMIVVENTVTIS
In exergue: star CONS wreath

Credit Line

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