Solidus of Constans II
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: bust of Constans II facing with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger.
Reverse: cross potent on three steps.
Z (for indiction 7) on right, CONOB in exergue
VICTORIA AVGUZ (Z retrograde)
By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941: lent by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA (loan no. 593.32); 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA (loan no. 244.49); 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965
Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes