c. 400 CE
Gold coin. c. 400 CE.
Obverse: Crowned and right facing bust of the king
flanked by wheat ears.
Cross above the
portrait. Legend in Ge'ez language.
Reverse: Draped right facing bust of the king wearing a head
cloth flanked by wheat ears inside a circle. Legend "By
This Cross He Will Conquer" in Ge'ez language outside the circle.
Weight: ~1.5 g Diameter: 18 mm.
Reference: Munro-Hay/Juel-Jensen 59, BMC (British Museum Collection)