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Roman Gold Solidus of Emperor Arcadius Constantinople

£1,285.00 Approx $1614.32, €1495.93

Code: 11558

This is an ancient Roman gold solidus of emperor Arcadius dating to 383 - 408 A.D.

D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG three-quarter facing bust, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman.

CONCORDI-A AVGGS Constantinopolis enthroned with sceptre and Victory on globe.

This coin was minted at Constantinople (in Turkey), mintmark CONOB with S (for secunda), SECVNDA, B (beta), OFF S (officina secunda).




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

MINTMARKCONOB (Constantinople, Turkey)

SIZE: 20mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.35 grams

ATTRIBUTION:   Sear 20706. Constantinople RIC X 7, S / Kamp.: 165.1, RIC: 7, Depeyrot: 55.