Constantinople, circa 425 – 429 AD.AU solidus, 4.46 gr., 21.4
Obv: D N VALENTINIANUS P F AUG; helmeted, pearl-diademed and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III facing three-quarters to the right, holding spear and shield with horseman motif.
Rev: SALUS REI PUBLICAE; Theodosius II and Valentinian III, both nimbate and wearing consular robes, holding mappa and cruciform sceptre, enthroned facing; above: star, in exergue: CONOB.
Ref: RIC 245; Depeyrot 79/2. Ex CNG 94 (2013), lot 1245.
Very rare. Extremely fine.