Solidus with bust of Petronius Maximus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 455


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diamete: 22 mm. Weight: 4.46 gm.

Accession Number

35.626

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Petronius Maximus right, diademed, draped, wearing cuirass.
DNPETRONIVSMA XIMVSPFAVG
Reverse: Petronius Maximus standing facing, his raised right foot resting on head of human-headed serpent, holding a long staff (in right hand) ending in cross and in left hand. globe surmounted by Victory.
In field: R (left) M (right) In exergue: COMOB
VICTORI A AVGGG

Credit Line

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