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Solidus with bust of Jovian

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Obverse: Bust of Jovian diademed right, draped and wearing cuirass. D N IOVIANVS PEP AVG Reverse: Rome and Constantinople (with foot on prow of galley) seated holding shield on which: VOT V MVLT X SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE In exergue: SMNE

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 363–364

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm.

Accession Number

35.695

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins