Quinarius - Endubis

Quinarius - Endubis -  obverseQuinarius - Endubis -  reverse

Obverse © simoneo80 - Reverse © worldcoincatalog

Features

Issuer Aksum
King Endubis (circa 270-300)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 270-300
Value Silver Quinarius (1/2)
Currency Roman Aureus contemporary currency (cca. 270-301)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 2.1 g
Diameter 15.0 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 70728
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MHAC# 2,
Stuart C. Munro-Hay, Bent Juel-Jensen; 1995. Aksumite Coinage (A revised and enlarged edition of "The Coinage of ). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
BMC Aksum# 4,
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
BMC Aksum# 5,
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
BMC Aksum# 6,
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
BMC Aksum# 7-9
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Bust of Endubis right, wearing headcloth ornamented on front; pellet on crescent above, dividing lettering.

Script: Greek

Lettering: ΕΝΔΥΒΙϹ ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ

Translation: Endubis, King [...]

Reverse

Bust of Endubis right, wearing headcloth ornamented on front; pellet on crescent above, dividing lettering.

Script: Greek

Lettering: AξѠMITѠ ΒΙϹΙ ΔΑΧΥ

Translation: [...] of Aksum, man of Dakhu

Mint

Axum, modern-day Aksum, Ethiopia

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (270-300) 

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold Quinarius - Endubis
Roma Numismatics
Auction XXII
Lot 2
Internet Archive
Oct 7, 2021 XF USD 2 117.20
(GBP 1 600.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold Quinarius - Endubis
Roma Numismatics
Auction XXII
Lot 3
Internet Archive
Oct 7, 2021 VF USD 793.95
(GBP 600.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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