Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Constantius II from the Antioch mint

Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Constantius II from the Antioch mint

Code: 11784

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This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Constantius II who reigned from 337 - 361 AD.

Obverse: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS PERP AVG "Flavius Julius Constantius, Pious and Blessed August"  Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield decorated with horseman motif.

Reverse: GLORIA REI PVBLICAE "Glory of the State" Roma and Constantinopolis seated facing on double throne, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT / XXX / MVLT / XXXX.

This coin was struck at the Antioch mint, It bears the Officina letter Γ (gamma) for the third Officina at the Antioch mint SMANΓ in ex.

DENOMINATION: Solidus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 337 - 361 AD (this coin minted between 355 - 361 AD)

MINTMARK: SMAN (Antioch, Turkey)

SIZE: 21mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.39 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 165; Depeyrot 10/1.