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Solidus of Constans II

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Obverse: Bust of Constans II facing with long beard and moustache, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger. DNCONSTANTI Reverse: Cross potent on three steps. VICTO RI lamda I lamda CONOB in exergue

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. 653–654

Mint

Carthage

Accession Number

35.355

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins