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Uncertain Ruler, Copper, Weight, Uncertain Mint, circa 380-circa 420

 
 

Obverse

Frontal busts of two emperors wearing diadems with pendants. Cross between their heads. Square border of dots. No inscription.

Reverse

Blank. Traces of filing.

Obverse

Frontal busts of two emperors wearing diadems with pendants. Cross between their heads. Square border of dots. No inscription.

Reverse

Blank. Traces of filing.

Accession number BZC.2013.007
Ruler Uncertain Ruler
Metal Copper
Mint Uncertain Mint
Date circa 380circa 420
Diameter 12.0 mm
Weight 2.08 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This is a semissis weight.

Few specimens known. Bendeguz Tobias (email communication) knows of others in the museums in Geneva, London (Flinders Petrie), and Slovenia.

Acquisition History

Baldwin's, 8 October 2013