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Solidus with bust of Honorius

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Obverse: Bust of Honorius right, diademed, draped, wearing cuirass. DN HONORIVS P F AVG Reverse: Honorius standing right holding standard and globe surmounted by Victory. His right foot rests on captive crouched on ground. VICTORIA AVGGG In field: R V In exergue: COMOB

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 402–406

Mint

Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.42 gm.

Accession Number

35.319

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins