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Solidus with bust of Constantius II

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Obverse: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. FLIVLCONSTAN TIVSPERPAVG Reverse: Roma seated at left and Constantinople, turreted, seated at right, her right foot on prow, supporting shield between them. On shield: VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX GLORIA REI PVBLICAE in ex.: SMANH

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., 53 Bromfield Street, Boston 8, Mass.; February 8, 1967: purchased by MFA from Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman (?) or modern (?), Imperial Period (?) or modern (?), A.D. 347–355 (?)

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.30 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.87

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins