Solidus with bust of Basiliscus
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.38 gm.
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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Basiliscus, facing, in military dress with shield and spear.
Reverse: The two Emperors, each with nimbus, seated on same throne (?), each holding volumen and globe. Above, between their heads, a cross surmounted by star.
SALVSREI PVRLICAE In exergue: CONOB
By 1935: anonymous private collection; annonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)