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Solidus with bust of Procopius

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Obverse: Bust of Procopius diademed right, bearded, draped, wearing cuirass. DN PROCOPIVS PF AVG Reverse: Procopius in military dress, standing facing, looking to right, holding spear and leaning on shield. REPARATIO FELI TEMP In exergue: SMNgamma

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 365–366

Mint

Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm.

Accession Number

35.305

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

212C

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins