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Byzantine Empire. Theodosius II (AD 402-450). AV Solidus, AD 441-450

Byzantine Empire. Theodosius II (AD 402-450). AV Solidus, AD 441-450

THEODOSIVS P F AVG, helmeted, diademed and cuirassed
bust facing, head turned slightly to right, holding shield
ornamented with horseman spearing a fallen foe, and spear over
right shoulder

IMP XXXXII COS XVII P P
Constantinopolis enthroned to left, left foot on prow, holding
globus cruciger and sceptre, shield behind throne, star in left field,
COMOB in exergue.

RIC 291, ca. 4,2 g, 20 mm.

NEAR EXTREMELY FINE, graffito to obverse. VERY RARE

EX Roma

Culture/region Byzantine Empire
Ruler/era Theodosius II (AD 402-450)
Metal AV
Denomination Solidus
Year/Period and Variation AD 441-450
Condition Ungraded
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