Solidus

The solidus (plural: solidi) was introduced by Constantine the Great, and first struck c. AD 309/310. The last solidus was struck during the reign of Romanus II, c. AD 960. A remarkable run of about 650 years to the same standard in weight and purity (struck 72 to the Roman pound, and of pure gold). See Talent.


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Solidus.- See GOLD COINAGE.- See Exagium Solidi.

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