Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Aethelred, Dec 18, 2021.
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AE nummus 1.4g 10mm
Obv: DN IOHANN-ES PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped bust right
Rev: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Victory holding trophy and dragging captive, Chi-Rho to left
RM in ex, Rome mint (struck 423-425 AD)
Ref: RIC X 1913
Johannes. 423-425 AD. AE 12mm
Rome mint. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Victory advancing left, holding trophy over shoulder and dragging captive; christogram in left field.
Johannes. Usurper, AD 423-425. Æ (11.5mm, 1.35 g, 6h). Rome mint, 1st officina. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Victory advancing left, holding trophy over shoulder and dragging captive; staurogram to left; P/-//[RM]. RIC X 1916; LRBC 833.
Yep, small. Looks like someone gave him a bloody nose.
https://www.ma-shops.com/ . I tried the search "Johannes"
and I didn't find anything similiar to the coins shown here.
Of course, we don't know, but I like to think they all went off to become eremite monks to dwell in the deserts of Egypt!
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