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Solidius: CM.12-1943

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Pulcheria
Mint: Constantinople

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Notes

History note: From the Boyne collection 21. Jan 1896 No. 989 and the O Hagan Collection 20 July 1908 No. 862. From the Glendining sale 6th April 1943 No. 141.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.13 mm
Image(width): 20.21 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1943-04-06) by Glendining's

Dating

408 - 420

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 4.41 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Female bust, pearl-diademed, draped, wearing necklace and ear-rings, crowned by the hand of God

  • Text: AEL PVLCH-ERIA AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting on her left knee a shield inscribed with Chi-Rho, to which she points; with a shield behind the cuirass. Star in left field.

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.12-1943
Primary reference Number: 185370
RIC: 254.205
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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