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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.43
People
Valentinian II, Roman (r. 375-392 CE)
Title
Solildus of Valentinian II, Constantinople
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
383-388 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/197173
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.40 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
solidus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: CONCORDI-A AVGGG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IX, 69b(1), p. 231
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.43
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of emperor r., draped, cuirassed, with rosette diadem.
Reverse: Constantinopolis seated on throne without lions' heads, holding scepter in right hand and globe in left hand, right foot on prow. Officina letter at end of legend. CONOB in exergue.
Publication History

Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 47/5a,5b

Exhibition History

Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003

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