383 AD - 423 AD
23 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Sutton Hoo, Suffolk
A gold coin pendant with hanging lug. Possibly a Solidus of Honorius AD 383-423. Obverse shows a head in profile facing right with inscription 'D N HONORI ... VESP AUG ...'. Reverse shows a standing helmeted figure holding a trident with one foot on a prostrate figure, with inscription '... ... VICTOR..' Label 'Appears identical to Solidus of Honorius AD 393-423 Roman Seaby 4144, but is it a coin or a copy'.
Found in Nigel's Field near Sutton Hoo House in 1986. Loaned to the National Trust by the Annie Tranmer Charitable Trust.