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Solidus of Anthemius

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Anthemius, facing, head tilted to his left, in military dress, with shield and spear. DNANTHEMI VSPFAVG Reverse: Anthemius and Leo diademed, facing, in military dress, holding hands. The one at the right holds a globe surmounted by Victory. Between their heads a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 467–472

Mint

Milan/Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.336

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins