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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Late Empire| > |Johannes| > SH62393
Johannes, 20 November 423 - May 425 A.D.
Johannes was Honorius' secretary and assumed the throne upon Honorius' death. Theodosius II, the emperor at Constantinople, refused to recognize him and marched into Italy with a formidable army. Johannes was captured, tortured, mutilated, exhibited in the circus mounted on an ass and executed.
SH62393. Bronze half centenionalis, RIC X 1913, SRCV V 21122, LRBC II -, gF, Rome mint, weight 0.809g, maximum diameter 10.4mm, die axis 0o, 20 Nov 423 - May 425 A.D.; obverse D N IOHANNES P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse SALVS REIPVLICE (health of the Republic), Victory walking left holding trophy in right over shoulder, dragging captive with left, staurogram left, RM in exergue; rare emperor; SOLD










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