BASILISCUS AND MARCUS GOLD SOLIDUS – EMPERORS ENTHRONED ISSUE FROM OTHERWISE UNKNOWN OFFICINA A – AU NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE EASTERN EMPIRE (14042)
EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE. BASILISCUS AND MARCUS, AD 475-476.
Gold solidus, 4.46 g., 20 mm, minted at Constantinople.
Obv. DN BASILISI ET MARC P AVG, diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, carrying shield and spear.
Rev. SALVS REI-PVBLICAE A, Basiliscus and Marcus enthroned, facing, each holding a mappa and globe, star and cross above, between them.
RIC X 1022 (unlisted officina); Depeyrot 104 (unlisted officina)
NGC graded AU, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, an interesting variety whose officina A seems otherwise unattested.