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Solidius: CM.1.915-1930

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Constantius II (324-61)
Mint: Antioch

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Notes

History note: Frank Smart Collection

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 21.67 mm
Image(width): 21.75 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-02-15) by Duncanson, T. J. G.

Dating

347 - 355

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 4.43 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed.

  • Text: FL IVL CONSTAN-TIVS PERP AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to the left. Between them they support a shield inscribed VOT/ XX/ MVLT/ XXX. Roma hokds spear in left hand; Constantinopolis holds sceptre in left hand and rests right foot on a prow.

  • Text: GLORIA - REI - PVBLICAE
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1.915-1930
Primary reference Number: 184993
RIC: 518.83
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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