Honoria – Sister

Honoria

Sister of Valentinian III

Born 417 AD – Died 454 AD


Justa Grata Honoria was the daughter of Constantius III and Galla Placidia, which made her the granddaughter of Theodosius I. Honoria was given the rank of Augusta by her brother Valentinian III in the Western Roman Empire. She died shortly before the murder of her brother byPetronius Maximus in 455 AD.


Monetary System

The only coinage known of Honoria is that of the traditional gold denominations of the later Roman period. No silver or bronze denominations have been discovered to date.

Mints: Ravenna, Rome

Obverse Legend:

D N IVST GRAT HONORIA P F AVG


 DENOMINATIONS

AU Solidus (4.50 grams)
AU Semissis (2.25 grams)
AU Tremissis (1.45 grams)


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