Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 402-450). AV solid...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionTheodosius II, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 402-450). AV solidus (21mm, 4.49 gm, 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople, ca. AD 442-443. D N THEODOSI-VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, cuirassed facing bust of Theodosius II, head turned slightly right, spear in right hand over shoulder, shield decorated with horseman motif in left / IMP•XXXXII•COS•-XVII•P•P•, Constantinopolis enthroned left, left foot on prow, scepter in left hand, globus cruciger in right, grounded shield at side; star in left field, COMOB in exergue. RIC X 292.
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