Solidus with bust of Theodosius II

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 424–425


Mint: Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.50 gm.

Accession Number

35.324

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Theodosius II helmeted, facing, in military dress, holding shield and spear. On shield, horseman trampling an enemy on the ground.
DNTHEODO SIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Theodosius II standing facing, in military dress, holding labarum and globe with cross. In field left a star.
GLORORVI STERRAR in exergue: TESOB

Credit Line

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