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Solidus with bust of Eudocia

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Obverse: Bust of Eudocia to right, crowned above by a hand. AELEVDO CIAAVG Reverse: Victory standing left holding tall cross. In field, near her head, a star. Around: VOTXX MVLTXXXI in exergue: CONOB

Provenance

By 1890: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; by 1922: with Naville & Cie, 6 and 8 rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 3 [Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection], June 16, 1922, Les Galeries Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, lot 279 [acquired in Egypt in 1890]); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 420–422

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.321

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins