About this artwork
In 380, Theodosius (r. 379–95) proclaimed Christianity as the official religion of the Empire. This coin, however, stands true to numismatic tradition; a personification of Fortune appears on the back of his coin.
- Solidus (Coin) of Emperor Theodosius I
- 383 AD–388 AD
- OB: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG "Our Lord Theodosius, pious and fortunate Augustus" REV: CONCORDIA AVGGG I (In exergue: CONOB)
- Diam. 2.1 cm; 4.50 g
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson