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Solidus with bust of Arcadius

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Obverse: Bust of Arcadius diademed draped and wearing cuirass. DN ARCADIVS PF AVG Reverse: Arcadius standing right, holding in left hand imperial standard (with monogram chi rho (labarum); in right hand Victory, with raised left foot. tramples on captive. VICTORIA AVG GA In field S. (left) M....

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Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 395–408

Mint

Sirmium

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.38 gm.

Accession Number

35.317

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins