Solidus bearing the head of Emperor Magnus Maximus.
Gold coin by Unknown Artist, 385
© Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
- 2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £500 ( Total: £3,000)
- Acquired in:
Minted in London. Maximus was responsible for reviving the London mint, which had previously been closed for over 50 years.
Discovered at the civilian site outside the Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields.