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558287
558287.

Anastasius I. 491-518. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.50 g, 6h). Constantinople mint, 3rd officina. Struck circa 507-518. D N ANASTA SIVS P P AVC, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman motif / VICTORI A AVCCC, Victory standing left, holding long staff, terminating in staurogram, and palm frond; star to left; Θ//CONOB. DOC 7c; MIBE 7; SB 5. Lustrous, a hint of die rust. Superb EF. Well centered and struck. A choice example.


Ex Roma E-Sale 61 (22 August 2019), lot 1019.