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Solidus with bust of Basiliscus

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Basiliscus, facing, in military dress, with shield and spear. DN BASILISCUS PP AVG Reverse: Victory standing left holding tall cross. In field, right, star. VICTORIA AVGG S In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 475–476

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm.

Accession Number

35.338

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins