About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Theodosius I facing right.
On the back the personification of Rome sits with her foot on the prow of a vessel, holding a spear and a shield which bears an as yet untranslated inscription.
- Solidus (Coin) of Emperor Theodosius I
- Istanbul (Minted in)
- Struck 383 CE–388 CE
- Obverse: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG "Our Lord Theodosius, pious and fortunate Augustus" Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGGG I (In exergue: CONOB)
- Diam.: 2.1 cm (7/8 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson