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Solidus of Constans II

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Obverse: Bust on Constans II facing with long beard and moustache, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger. DNCONSTAN TINUSPPAV Reverse: Cross potent on three steps. VICTORIA AVGUE CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry H. Fay Collection; 1913: Gift of Henry H. Fay to MFA, May 1, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 651–654

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

13.1364

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins