Anastasius I (AD 491-518). AV Solidus (Gold, 15 mm, 3.64 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), AD 492-507.
Obv: D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left.
Rev: VICTORI-A AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star.
Ref: DOC (3c); MIBE 4a; SB 3.
Clipped in antiquity, otherwise, very fine.
- Byzantine Empire
- Anastasius I (AD 491-518)
- Year/Period and Variation
- Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), AD 492-507