Roman gold solidus of emperor Honorius / Rome

Roman gold solidus of emperor Honorius / Rome

Code: 11783

£2,085.00 Approx $2632.58, €2430.07

This is an ancient Roman gold Solidus of emperor Honorius dating to 404 - 416 AD.

Obverse: DN HONORI-VS PF AVG, "Our Lord Honorius, Dutiful and Wise Augustus" Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. 

Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG, "To the Victory of the Emperors" Honorius standing right, holding plain standard and Victory on globe, captive at foot. R.M. either side for the Rome mint and  COM OB in ex. 



DATE: 393 - 423 AD (this coin minted between 404-416 AD)

MINTMARK: RM (Rome, Italy)

SIZE: 21mm dia

WEIGHT: 4.45 grams

ATTRIBUTION: C 44. Depeyrot 34/2. RIC 1254 (Attalus style). Sear 20918 (see footnote)