½ Siliqua - Odovacar / In the name of Zeno, 476-491 Mediolanum/Milan; one wing up

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 0.78 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References RIC X# 3648,
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MEC# 61,
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Ranieri# 230,
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Kraus# 56/23
Andreas Kraus; 1992. Grundzüge der Geschichte Bayerns (2nd edition). Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, Germany. ISBN 9783534080816.

Obverse

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

Lettering: D N ZENO - PERPF AV

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

Reverse

Eagle with wing raised and cross above.

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (476-493) 

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