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Honorius, 23 January 393 - 15 August 423 A.D.
In 395, after the death of Theodosius I, the Empire was re-divided into an eastern and a western half. The eastern half, centered in Constantinople, was under Arcadius, and the western half, centered in Rome, was under his brother Honorius.
BB87985. Bronze centenionalis, DOCLR 760, RIC X Arcadius 68, LRBC II 2581, SRCV V 21030, Cohen VIII 56, Hunter V 24, Nice VF, attractive desert patina, nice portrait, centered on a tight flan, 2nd officina, Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, weight 2.447g, maximum diameter 18.8mm, die axis 0o
, 395 - 402 A.D.; obverse D N HONORIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse VIRTVS EXERCITI (courage of the army), Emperor on left standing facing, head right, spear vertical in his right hand, left hand resting on grounded shield, Victory beside him on right, standing left and crowning him with wreath, palm frond in her left, SMKB in exergue; ex Beast Coins; $50.00
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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