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

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

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

Lot details
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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