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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.199
People
Honorius, Roman (r. 393 - 423 CE)
Title
Solidus of Honorius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
404-423
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196495
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.49 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
solidus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DN HONORI-VS PF AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: VICTORI-A AVG GG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC X, 1352, p. 337; LRC 725
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.199
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of emperor r., draped, cuirassed, with pearl diadem.
Reverse: Emperor standing r., holding labarum in r. hand and globe surmounted by Victory in l., spurning captive with l. foot. R in field to l.; M in field to r. CONOB in exergue.

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