c. 525-550 CE
Silver coin c. 525-550 CE.
Obverse: Crowned and facing bust of the king. Legend "AGD King of Axum"
Reverse: Cross with gilt center under an arch.
Legend "The king who Exalts the Savior" in Ge'ez.
Weight: ~1.5 g Diameter: 16 mm.
Reference: Munro-Hay/Juel-Jensen 126, BMC (British Museum Collection)