Byzantine Empire. Anastasius I (AD 491-518). Gold Solidus, Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), AD 492-507

Description
Byzantine Empire. Anastasius I (AD 491-518). Gold Solidus, Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), AD 492-507
Ungraded

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.

Lot details
Culture/region
Byzantine Empire
Ruler/era
Anastasius I (AD 491-518)
Metal
Gold
Denomination
Solidus
Year/Period and Variation
Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), AD 492-507
Condition
Ungraded
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