Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Arcadius Constantinople

Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Arcadius Constantinople

Code: 11736

£1,285.00 Approx $1622.47, €1497.67

This is an ancient Roman gold solidus of emperor Arcadius dating to 397 - 402 AD

Obverse: D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG, "Our Lord Arcadius, Pious and Blessed August" three-quarter facing bust, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman.

Reverse: CONCORDI-A AVGGA, "Harmony of the Augusts" Constantinopolis enthroned with sceptre and Victory on globe.

This coin was minted at Constantinople (in Turkey), mintmark CONOB with A  (A (alpha) for 1st)




DATE: 383 - 408 AD this coin was minted between 397 - 402 AD

MINTMARKCONOB (Constantinople, Turkey)

SIZE: 20mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.31 grams

ATTRIBUTION:   Sear 20706. Constantinople RIC X 7

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Norway.