Solidus with bust of Honorius

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Honorius right, diademed, draped, wearing cuirass.
DNHONORI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Honorius standing right holding standard and globe surmounted by Victory. His right foot rests on captive crouched on ground.
VICTORI A AVGGG In field left and right: 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)