Solidus with bust of Romulus Augustulus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 476


Mint: France, Arles

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.33 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.157

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Romulus Augustulus facing, wearing helmet and cuirass.
DNROMVLVSAVGVSTVSPFAG
Reverse: Victoria standing, head to left, cross in right hand.
In field left and right: A R
VICTORI AAVGGG in ex.: COMOB

Provenance

By 1962: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2, England; February 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £750/-/-.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour