Solidus with bust of Jovian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 363–364


Mint: Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm.

Accession Number

35.695

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Jovian diademed right, draped and wearing cuirass.
DNIOVIAN VSPEPAVG
Reverse: Rome and Constantinople (with foot on prow of galley) seated holding shield on which: VOT/ V/ MVLT/ X
SECVRITA SREI PVBLICAE In exergue: SMNE

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

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