Solidus of Marcian - ROM2011_11740_8


Solidus of Marcian

Medium:Struck gold
Geography: Minted in Constantinople (present-day Istanbul), Turkey
Date: 450-457 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Diameter 2.0 cm
Object number: 994.220.185
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium: History/Trade & Commerce
DescriptionA general who married the emperor's sister Pulecheria, he was an able administrator as emperor.
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