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Solidus with bust of Constantius II

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Obverse: Diademed, cuirassed facing bust of Constantius II, spear behind. FLIVLCONSTAN TIVSPERPAVG Reverse: Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting shield inscribed: VOT/XXX/MVLT/XXXX Around: GLORIA REI PVBLICAE in ex.: SMNT

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 351–355

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.54 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.542

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins