ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.37g 6), Thessalonica, 402-403. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl- diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II, three- quarters facing and turned slightly to the right, with a cross on his breast, holding a spear over his right shoulder and, over his left, a shield ornamented with the emperor on horseback riding down an enemy. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG / COMOB Constantinopolis enthroned facing, her head turned right, placing her right foot on a prow and holding a scepter and Victory on globe. Depeyrot 45/3. LRC 298. RIC 41. A clear and lustrous example. Minor nick on Theodosius’ forehead, otherwise , virtually as struck.
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