Solidus with bust of Leo II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 474


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.332

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Leo II facing, in military dress, with shield and spear.
DNLEOETZ ENOPPAVG
Reverse: Leo II and his father, each with nimbus, seated facing.
Above, between their heads, cross surmounted by star right.
SALVSREI PVBLICAE In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

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