Solidus with bust of Theodosius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 378–383


Mint: Milan

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.312

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Theodosius right, diademed, draped, wearing cuirass.
DNTHEODO SIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Theodosius and Valentinian II seated facing holding spears and a globe. Above, between them, Victory (half-figure) facing with outspread wings. Below, palm.
VICTOR IA AVGG In exergue: COM

Credit Line

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