www.ancientnomosart.org

about ancient nomos

Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

The ANAM Shop
 

Imperial, Roman – 450 AD

Emperor Marcian

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed three-quarter facing bust of Marcian, head turned slightly right.
Reverse: Winged Victory stands facing with head turned left, holding a long jeweled cross in her right hand.

LEGEND
Obv: D N MARCIANVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed three-quarter facing bust of Emperor Marcian, head turned slightly to the right. Marcian holds a spear in his right hand and shield with galloping horse emblem over his left shoulder. Rev: VICTORIA AVGGG, followed by Γ (gamma) officinal number. CONOB below exergual line. Winged Victory stands facing with head turned left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; star in field to the right.

 

HISTORICAL INFORMATION COMING SOON

The historical information for the above Imperial Roman gold solidus exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

Thank you for your patience and for visiting ANAM.

 

www.ancientnomosart.org

 

DOCUMENTATION
Value: Solidus. Metal: AV Gold. Weight: 4.50 grams. Mint: Constantinople. Date: 450-457 AD.
Attribution: Hahn 5a; Roman Imperial Coinage X, 510, 3rd officina; Depeyrot 87/1; MIRB 5b.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

-