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Solidus of Constans II

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Obverse: facing busts of Constans on left, with long beard, and Constantine IV on right, beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys; between their heads, cross. DNCONSTANTINUSCONSTANTINU Reverse: cross potent on three steps. VICTORIA AUGU followed by Theta I and 3 pellets C on right CONOB...

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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. 654–659

Mint

Syracuse

Accession Number

35.353

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins