Solidus with bust of Libius Severus, struck at Ravenna

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 461–465


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.22 gm.

Accession Number

35.282

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Severus right, diademed, draped and cuirassed.
DNLIBIVSSEVE RVSPFAVG
Reverse: Severus, standing facing, right foot on human-headed serpent holds cross and glove surmounted by Victory.
VICTORI A AVGGG in field: R A in ex.: COMOB

Credit Line

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