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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 DNCONSTAN TINUSPPAV Reverse: cross potent on three steps. VICTORIA AVGU[Greek letter]I C in field to right CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

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

Mint

Syracuse

Accession Number

65.295

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins