Solidus with bust of Gratian, struck at Treveri

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 367–375


Mint: Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm.

Accession Number

52.1020

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gratian to right, diademed, cuirassed.
DNGRATIA NVSPFAVG
Reverse: Two Emperors seated facing; behind and between them upper part of Victory with outspead wings; below, palm-branch.
VICTOR IAAVGG In exergue: TROBT

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (Hotel Drouot auction, June 13, 1952, lot 228); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $43.75

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour