Solidus of Constantine IV
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Constantine IV three-quarter face to right, with short beard wearing helmet with crest and plume, and cuirass; he holds spear and shield with horseman device.
DN[…] T NSUP
Reverse: Cross potent between Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, both beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger.
VICTOR […] Greek letter delta CONOB in exergue
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)