ANASTASIUS II GOLD SOLIDUS – SUPERB SPECIMEN OF CONSTANTINOPLE OFFICINA I – CHOICE MINT STATE NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 17693)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. ANASTASIUS II, AD 713-715.
Gold solidus, 4.44 g, 20 mm. Issue of Constantinople, officina I.
Obv. D N ANASTASIЧS MЧLTЧS AN, facing bust of Anastasius II, holding globus cruciger and akakia. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ I, cross potent on three-stepped base, CONOB in exergue.
NGC graded CHOICE MINT STATE, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, a lustrous specimen with a proof-like look. One of three Choice Mint State specimens currently in the NGC census, with only 1 higher (in Gem Mint).