THEODOSIUS II GOLD SOLIDUS – SUPERLATIVE AD 430-440 ISSUE WITH CONSTANTINOPOLIS ENTHRONED – GEM MINT STATE NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE EASTERN EMPIRE (Inv. 17948)
EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE. THEODOSIUS II, AD 402-450.
Gold solidus, 4.50 g, 21 mm. Issue of Constantinople, officina I, AD 430-440.
Obv. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVC, diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius three quarters right, holding spear and shield with horseman device. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX, Constantinopolis enthroned left, holding globus cruciger and scepter, her foot on prow of galley, shield at right, star in right field, CONOB in exergue, officina I.
RIC X, 257.
NGC graded GEM MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, a specimen in truly superlative grade, exceptional detail and quality.
Published: Vilmar Fixed Price List IV, no. 128.