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Solidus with bust of Constantius Gallus, struck under Constantius II

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Obverse: Bust of Constantius Gallus right, draped and wearing cuirass. DNCONSTANTI VSNOBCAES Reverse: Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to the left. Between them they support an inscribed wreath. Roma holds spear in right hand, Constantinopolis a...

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Provenance

By 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 350–355

Mint

Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.37 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.297

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins