Solidus with bust of Honorius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 397–403


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.41 gm.

Accession Number

13.1378

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Honorius, helmeted, cuirassed, facing, holding spear in right hand and on left arm shield, decorated with emperor on horse charging right.
DNHONORI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Constantinopolis seated front, head right, holding spear in right hand and Victory on globe in left, and setting right foot on prow of galley.
CONCORDI AAVGG delta In ex.: CONOB

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay