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Solidus with bust of Honorius

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Obverse: Bust of Honorius, diademed, draped, cuirassed, right. DNHONORI VSPFAVG Reverse: Honorius standing right, holding military standard in right hand and Victory on globe on left; he sets his left foot on a captive lying on the ground to left. VICTORI AAVGG in field left: R in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 402–403 or 405–406

Mint

Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 21mm. Weight: 4.40 gm.

Accession Number

13.1377

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins