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Semissis of Constans II

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Obverse: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans II to right. DNCONSTAN[TINUSPPAV] Reverse: Cross potent on globe. VICTORIA[AU]GUS

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 641–668

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

35.356

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins