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074. Theodosius II, 402-450AD. AV Solidus.
AV Solidus. Constantinople mint. Obv: DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG - Three-quarters bust right, draped, cuirassed, holding spear over right shoulder and shield in left hand Rev: VOT XXX MVLT XXXXS - Constantinopolis seated left, holding cross on globe and scepter, her left foot sits on the prow of a galley and at rear of her throne, a shield sits; in right field, a 'star'. Exe: CONOB : AD 430-440, RIC X, 257 (s) Scarce, page 259/ 4.48 g. Choice FDC.
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Album name:LordBest / Roman Republican to Imperial
Rating (17 votes): (Details)
Keywords:theodosius ii solidus superb unc ms fdc gold
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Date added:Aug 08, 2006
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Ginolerhino  [Aug 08, 2006 at 07:02 AM]
Scotvs Capitis  [Aug 08, 2006 at 11:49 PM]
Wow!
b70  [Aug 09, 2006 at 07:29 AM]
Magnificent coin! It is amazing that anything could be 1600 years old and be in that condition.
Jochen  [Aug 09, 2006 at 01:31 PM]
Awesome details!
Lawrence Woolslayer  [Mar 15, 2007 at 05:36 AM]
FDC
Potator II  [Mar 16, 2007 at 06:28 PM]
I would like to rate it 6 stars
ROMA  [Oct 18, 2007 at 07:12 PM]
Now that is detailed!
Aamil Q  [Feb 05, 2008 at 11:15 PM]
Tia  [Aug 05, 2008 at 05:08 PM]
Phenomenal... ! Well deserves its place in Best of the Type!
4to2CentBCphilia  [Aug 22, 2008 at 02:33 AM]
Perfect specimen. Fantastic photography also.
Noah  [Jan 01, 2010 at 11:30 AM]
amazing, but I still like your Nero better...
Antonivs Protti  [Jul 16, 2010 at 03:11 AM]
Does it speak? It sure flies and glows in the dark!!!
pitbull  [Feb 26, 2011 at 01:14 AM]
Beautifully engraved--what detail!
Pedja R  [Oct 06, 2011 at 03:02 AM]
Amasing coin!
kc  [Jan 06, 2013 at 07:03 AM]
very nice!