1 Solidus - Odovacar / In the name of Julius Nepos, 477-480 Mediolanum/Milan

Features

Country Herulian Kingdom
King Odovacar (476-493)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 477-480
Value 1 Solidus (1)
Currency Solidus (476-493)
Composition Gold
Weight 4.40 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 151483
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References RIC X# cf. 3231,
John P. C. Kent, Robert A. G. Carson, Andrew Burnett; 1994. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 10. The Divided Empire and the Fall of the Western Parts (AD 395–491). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
Lacam# cf. 22
Guy Lacam; 1983. La fin de L'Empire romain et le monayage or en Italie. Hess , Lucerne, Switzerland.

Obverse

Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust holding spear over shoulder, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N IVL NE - POS PF AVG

Translation:
Dominus Noster Julius Nepos Perpetuus Augustus
Our Lord, Julius Nepos, perpetual August

Reverse

Winged Victory facing left while holding cross, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
VICTORI - A AVGGG
M - D
COIIOB

Translation:
Victoria Augustus / Constantinople
Victory of the August / Costantinople

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

The M on the pictured coin has been removed.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (477-480) M-D

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