SOLIDUS OF CONSTANTIUS II
THE SOLIDI IN THE UC COLLECTION
by Maria Laura Depiano, Costanza Falletta


Constantius II, Solidus, Mint of Constantinopolis, Spring 340 - 15 March 351 A.D.

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Solidus of Constantius II

Obv.: FLIVLCONSTAN-TIVSPFAVG. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II r.
Rev.: GLORIA-REI-PVBLICAE. Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to l., supporting between them a shield inscribed VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX. Roma, draped and helmed, wears boots; Constantinopolis, draped and turreted, right foot on prow, holds sceptre. In exergue, CONS.
AV; 21 mm; 4.53 g; 6 h
RIC VIII, p. 451, n. 57
UC.MI (Purchase 1992)

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