Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VOT XXX - MVLT XXXX / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, her left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand, long scepter with her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC 257. A lustrous example, well-centered and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
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