Marcian, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 450-457). AV solidus (21...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionMarcian, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 450-457). AV solidus (21mm, 4.45 gm, 5h). NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, graffito. Constantinople, 9th officina. D N MARCIA-NVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Marcian facing, head slightly turned right, spear in right hand over shoulder, shield decorated with horseman motif in left / VICTORI-A AVGGG Θ, Victory standing facing, head left, long jeweled cross with horizontal crossbar in right hand; star in right field, CONOB in exergue. RIC X 510.
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