Miliarense with bust of Honorius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 408–about 420


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 4.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1971.213

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Honorius, draped, with pearl diadem, left.
DNHONORI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Emperor stands, draped, cuirassed, wearing nimbus, orb in left hand, right raised. In field at left, star.
GLORIA ROMANORVM in exergue: CON

Provenance

By 1971: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 12, 1971: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G.

Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund