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Solidus of Constantinus III (Constans II)

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Obverse: Diademed facing bust of Constantinus III (Constans II) with long beard. Cross on globe at left. DNCONSTAN TINVSPFAVG Reverse: Cross on three steps. VICTORIA AV[GG] In ex.: CONOB

Provenance

By date unknown: Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection (grandfather of Cornelius C. Vermeule III); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, accessioned January 27, 1999

Credit Line

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

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 641–668

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.611

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins