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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Denomination

    • solidus
  • Description

    gold solidus.(obverse) Bust right, wearing double pearled diadem with rosette. Sumptuous bejewelled drapery. Imperial style.
    (reverse) Standing figure in military costume, looking right, holding a standard and a little Victory, left foot trampling fallen bearded captive.

  • Date

    • 600 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 4.35 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Translation

      • Inscription Comment

        Modelled on solidi of Honorius
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Comment

        Also etra garbled letters, and inverted A in field
  • Bibliography

    • BMC Anglo-Saxon 1 1, p.1 bibliographic details
    • Sutherland 1948 S 22, pl. 2, 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G1/fc17

  • Condition

    Once fitted with loop for suspension.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    On ticket: G III R 67.2

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


  • C&M Catalogue number

    • BA1p1.1


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