Theodosius II 012047

Theodosius II 012047
Extremely Rare Theodosius II 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus
Gold, 4.25 grams, 20.91 mm. Ravenna. AD 402-450. Obverse: D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG, Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG, Theodosius standing right, holding standard and Victory on globe; with his left foot he treads down a prostrate, bearded captive whose knee is bent upwards. R-V across fields; COMOB in exergue. RIC X 1329 (struck in the Western Empire); Ranieri 66; Depeyrot 7/2. Good extremely fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
 
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