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
- 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; 4.50 g
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson