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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.349
People
Honorius, Roman (r. 393 - 423 CE)
Title
Solidus of Honorius, Ravenna
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
402/3 - 405/6 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Ravenna (North Italy)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late, to Early Byzantine
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/20369
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.46 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
solidus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DN HONORI-VS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: VICTORI - A AVGGG; R - V in field and COMOB in exergue
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC X, 1287 p.328
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Celia and Walter Gilbert, Claude-Claire Grenier, and the Marian H. Phinney Fund
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.115.349
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Honorius draped and cuirassed wearing peral-diadem to r.
Rev.: Emperor standing r., holding standard and Victory on globe; with his l. foot he tramples down a bound captive. In field R - V (for Ravenna)

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