Solidus with bust of Theodosius II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 424–425


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.44 gm.

Accession Number

35.323

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Theodosius II helmeted, facing, in military dress, with spear and shield.
DNTHEODO SIVSPAVG
Reverse: Theodosius II standing facing, in military dress, holding labarum and globe surmounted by cross. In field, left a star.
GLORORVI STERRAR In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

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