Solidus of Theoderic in the name of Anastasius I
Early Byzantine Period
Mint: Kingdom of the Ostrogoths, Rome
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.39 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted and cuirassed bust three-quarter face to right, holding spear and shield.
Reverse: Victory standing left, holding long voided cross, to right, star.
VICTORI AAVCCCA (note there are no crossbars on first two As)
in exergue: COMOB
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)