Wazena (circa 540)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Currency||Roman-Byzantine Solidus contemporary currency (301-cca. 640)|
Stuart C. Munro-Hay, Bent Juel-Jensen; 1995. Aksumite coinage. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.BMC Aksum# 415
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
Bust of Wazena right, wearing headcloth ornamented on front, holding grain ear in front of him.
Translation: "King WZN".
Cross crosslet, with gilt inlay at centre, ornamented with four pointed branches dividing lettering.
Translation: "He Who is Fitting for the People".
Lettering in Ge'ez language.
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