Gold Solidus ('Mutilated Cross' Type)

no date; (circa 680-90)

The Khalili Collections

The Khalili Collections

Obverse field: busts of emperor, bearded, and son with short beard, both wearing crowns with 'mutilated' crosses (crossbars on crosses removed); margin: Greek inscription. Reverse field: T-shaped 'mutilated' cross on four steps, I to left, A to right; margin: clockwise from bottom left, VICTORIA AVGGS, and below, CONOB.


  • Title: Gold Solidus ('Mutilated Cross' Type)
  • Date Created: no date; (circa 680-90)
  • Location Created: without mint name; but possibly struck in Damascus
  • Type: ARTIFACT

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