Solidus with bust of Valentinian III
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.39 gm.
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Obverse: Bust of Valentinan left diademed with imperial mantle, holding in left hand long cross; in right hand signal cloth (mappa).
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Reverse: Valentinian seated facing, holding mappa and cross.
In field: R (left) M (right) In exergue: COMOB
By 1910: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; 1922: with Naville & Cie, 6 and 8 rue Pécolat, Paris (auction of Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection, Naville sale 3, no. 254 [acquis en 1910]); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)