Solidus with bust of Theodosius II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 441–450


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.322

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Theodosius II, helmeted, facing, in military dress holding shield and spear.
DNTHEODOSI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Constantinopolis helmeted seated left holding globe surmounted by cross. Shield rests on ground, behind. Star in field at left.
IMPXXXXIICOS XVII PP In exergue: COMOB

Credit Line

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