In June 403, the , under command of Alaric I, invaded Italy and advanced through the Brenner Pass. Stilicho, with an army of 30,000 men, defeated the Goths of . Alaric made a truce and withdrew east to Illyricum. and Stilicho were honored with a triumphal march for victories against the Goths and . This was the last triumph ever celebrated in .BB83888. Bronze , 21185 ff. (various mints), F, slightly , edge crack, encrustations, 1.900 g, maximum 16.8 mm, 0o, uncertain mint, 401 - 403 A.D.; D N THEODOSIVS , diademed, helmeted and facing, spear in right hand over right shoulder, decorated with on left arm; (harmony between the two emperors), enthroned facing, right, in right, on globe in left hand, right foot on prow, in ; ; $40.00 (€35.60)
Examples with a in the upper left are rarer than the more common coins lacking the , which are from the ealier 420 A.D. issue.SH35027. Gold
, 225, EF, 4.431 g, maximum 22.1 mm, 180o, 10th , Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 423 - 424 A.D.; D N THEODOSIVS , helmeted, pearl diademed and facing, spear in right over shoulder, on left arm decorated with horseman riding down enemy; I, standing left supporting a long jeweled , in upper left , in ; ; SOLD
and , 23 October 424 - 28 July 450 A.D.
This was issued to commemorate the second joint consulship of (his eleventh) and (his second). A similar issue the year before commemorating their first joint consulship had standing, but now he is an , a co-emperor, enthroned beside .SH47202. Gold
, 237 (S, same ); 375; p. 253, 79/1; 23; 21144, EF, double struck, 4.440 g, maximum 21.3 mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, c. 426 A.D.; D N THEODOSIVS , diademed, helmeted, and facing, slightly right, spear in right hand over right shoulder and behind , in his right hand ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen enemy; REI-PVBLICAE, (on left) and enthroned facing, each and wearing consular robes, each holds a cruciform in their right hand and in their left hand, above, in ; ; SOLD
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