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Solidus with bust of Petronius Maximus

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Obverse: Bust of Petronius Maximus right, diademed, draped, wearing cuirass. DN PETRONIVS MAXIMVS Reverse: Petronius Maximus standing facing, his raised right foot resting on head of human-headed serpent, holding a long staff (in right hand) ending in cross and in left hand. globe surmounted...

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Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 455

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diamete: 22 mm. Weight: 4.46 gm.

Accession Number

35.626

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins