c. 356 CE
Bronze coin. c. 350-400 CE.
Obverse: Draped right facing bust of the king wearing a headcloth and
flanked by wheat ears.
Cross above the
portrait. Legend "OVAZEBAC BACI LEYC" in Ge'ez language.
Reverse: Draped right facing bust of the king wearing a head
cloth and gilted inside a circle. Legend "By
This Cross He Will Conquer" in Ge'ez language outside the circle.
Weight: ~2.2 g Diameter: 18 mm.
Reference: Munro-Hay/Juel-Jensen 54 , BMC (British Museum Collection)