Solidus with bust of Honorius

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


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 21mm. Weight: 4.47 gm.

Accession Number

12.513

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6,1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark