Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Honorius Kent

Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Honorius Kent

Code: 10692

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This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Honorius dating to 393 - 423 A.D.

DN HONORI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

VICTORI-A AVGGG, Honorius standing right, holding plain standard and Victory on globe, captive at foot. M-D across fields

This coin was struck at the Milan mint, between 395-396 A.D. This coin has seen some circulation, struck from a worn die. It was originally found in Kent.

DENOMINATION: Solidus

MATERIAL: Gold

DATE: 395 - 396 A.D.

MINTMARK: M-D COMOB (Milan, Italy)

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 4.4 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 35(c); RIC X 1206; DOCLR 712ff.

PROVENANCE: Originally found in Kent, 1989. Ex. Private Collection, Lincolnshire.