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    Gem MS Theodosius II

    Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor (AD 402-450). AV solidus (21mm, 4.47 gm, 6h). NGC Gem MS 5/5 - 5/5. Constantinople, third officina, ca. AD 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG, helmeted, diademed and cuirassed facing bust of Theodosius, head turned slightly right, holding spear over right shoulder and shield with horseman motif on left arm / VOT XXX MVLT XXXX, Constantinopolis seated left, holding cross on globe in right hand and scepter in left, star in right field; Γ//CONOB. RIC X 257. Depeyrot 81/1. Absolutely perfect strike and surfaces, well deserving of the coveted "Gem MS" designation.

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