Theodosius II; AE2 Constantinople; two emperors with cross
Description: Theodosius II (402 - 450 AD). AE2 Constantinople mint for Cherson, ca. 435 AD. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG; helmeted, diademed bust right, holding spear / CONCORDIA AGV (sic); 2 emperors standing facing with spears and long cross between.
Diameter: AE20 mm
Weight: 4,22 g
Attribution: RIC X 460; LRBC 2231; Sear 21184
Commentary: rare; grey-green patina
History: Theodosius II earned his nickname "the Calligrapher" thanks to his his hobby - correcting the copies of manuscripts.
Article Number: 061-06-02-42750