½ Siliqua - Odovacar / In the name of Zeno, 476-491 Thick prow

Features

Country Herulian Kingdom
King Odovacar (476-493)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 476-493
Value 1/2 Siliqua = 1/48 Solidus (1/48)
Currency Solidus (476-493)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.88 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 151683
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References RIC X# 3644,
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.
Sabatier# 12,
Justin Sabatier, Henry Cohen; 1862. Description générale des monnaies byzantines frappées sous les empereurs d'Orient : depuis Arcadius jusqu'à la prise de Constantinople par Mahomet II. Rollin et Feuardent, Paris, France.
DOCLR# 672
Philip Grierson, Melinda Mays; 1992. Catalogue of Late Roman Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D. C., United States.

Obverse

Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust facing right and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N ZENO - PERP AVG

Translation:
Dominus Noster Zeno Perpetuus Augustus
Our Lord, Zeno, perpetual August

Reverse

Person standing while holding staff with foot on thick prow.

Lettering: R - V

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (476-493) R-V Struck in Ravenna

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