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    Honorius. 393-423 AD. Solidus, 4.47g (11h). Thessalonica, 393-5 AD. Obv: D N HONORI - VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from front. Rx: CONCORDI - A AVGGG Constantinopolis, helmeted, seated front, head right, on throne decorated with two lions' heads, placing right foot on prow and holding scepter and globe, COMOB in exergue. RIC 64g (R4). Depeyrot 43/1, p. 225 (3 specimens). About EF.

    Ex Dürr-Michel, 8 November 1999, Lacam Collection, lot 94.

    A rare type for Honorius with the triple G in AVGGG, struck only between his accession in 393 and Theodosius I's death in 395. Depeyrot found only three specimens of this solidus, in Paris, Hess-Leu 28 (1965), and Berk 36 (1985).


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    April, 2011
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