, 10 January 402 - 28 July 450 A.D.
ruled in the east from Constantinople. His uncle ruled in the from Mediolanum ( ) and, after 401, from Ravenna.BB77631. Bronze , cf. 410 (S), II 2225, 74, 21204, VF/F, cutting off parts of legends, green with some coppery high points, 1.569 g, maximum 13.7 mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 415 - 423 A.D.; D N THEODOSIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right, from the front, behind; , and standing facing, heads to center , each holding spear in outer hand and supporting globe between them, [...?] in ; ; $38.00 (€33.82)
was founded around 315 B.C. by Cassander, of , on or near the site of the ancient town of Therma. He named it after his wife Thessalonike, a daughter of and a half-sister of Alexander the Great. In 168 B.C. it became the capital of the Secunda and in 146 B.C. it was made the capital of the whole Roman province of . Due to its and location at the intersection of two major Roman roads, grew to become the most important city in . was important in the spread of Christianity; the First Epistle to the Thessalonians written by Paul the Apostle is the first written book of the New Testament.SH53618. Gold
, 38 (R2); p. 225, 44/2; 756; 20900, gVF, 4.379 g, maximum 20.7 mm, 180o, (Salonika, ) mint, 397 - 402 A.D.; D N HONORIVS , helmeted facing, diademed, , on breast plate, spear in right over right shoulder behind , decorated with horseman on left arm; , enthroned facing, right, holding long and on globe, foot on prow, in ; very ; SOLD
In 402, The advanced on and laid siege to Asti in Liguria. Alaric I sent envoys to negotiate, but the Romans refused. Stilicho recalled troops from Britain and the Rhine frontier to defend Italy. On 6 April, Easter Sunday, Stilicho attacked the Goths in the Battle of Pollentia and captured Alaric's wife and children. In 403, The invaded Italy again. Stilicho, with an army of 30,000 men, defeated the Goths in June at the Battle of . Alaric made a truce and withdrew eastward to Illyricum. and Stilicho were honored with a triumphal march - the last triumph ever celebrated by the Empire in Rome.SH26061. Gold
, Mediolanum 35(c) (S); 1206; p. 171, 16/2; 61; 712; 20916; 44, EF, mint luster, perfect centering, light on , 4.429 g, maximum 21.2 mm, 180o, Mediolanum ( , Italy) mint, 395 - 402 A.D.; D N HONORIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; ( of the three emperors), standing half right, treading on captive with left foot, in right hand, on globe offering in his left hand, M-D across , in ; SOLD
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