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Solidus with bust of Majorianus, struck at Arles

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Obverse: Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust of Majorianus to right, shield on left arm, spear behind shoulder. DNIVLIVSMAIORI ANVSPFAVG Reverse: Emperor facing, right foot on coiled human-headed serpent, cross in right hand, Victory on globe in left. In field: A R VICTORI AAVGGG in ex.:...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 457–461

Mint

Arles

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.543

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins