Solidus (Coin) of Honorius

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

AD 405

Artist:

Byzantine, minted in Ravenna, Italy

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust to right, draped, cuirassed, laureate
Reverse: Honorius to right, holding standard and globe surmounted by Victory; right foot on captive

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Solidus (Coin) of Honorius

Origin

Ravenna

Date

405 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

OB: D N HONORIVS P F AVG REV: VICTORIA AVGGG (in exergue: RIV COMOB)

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 4.39 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4906

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