Solidus Braga

Features

Country Suebi Kingdom
King Rechiar (448-456)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 448-456
Value Solidus (3)
Currency Tremissis
Composition Gold (.965)
Weight 4.38 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 222376
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Obverse

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

Lettering: D N HONORIVS P F AVG

Translation:
Dominus Noster Honorius Pius Felix Augustus
Our Lord, Honorius, the dutiful and wise Augustus

Reverse

Emperor standing right, holding labarum and Victory on globe, left foot on barbarian, B R in field, COMOB in exergue

Lettering:
VICTORIA AAVGGG
B R
COMOB

Translation:
Victoria Agustorum
Bracara
Constaninopolis obryzum
Victory of Augustus
Braga
Pure gold from Constantinopolis

Comments

Anonymous, but attributed to Rechiar.
Minted in Bracara (Braga, Portugal).
Only 1 coin is known. Sold by DNW in auction:
https://www.dnw.co.uk/auction-archive/past-catalogues/lot.php?auction_id=110&lot_uid=147651

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (448-456) BR

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