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Live auction - brm_528126 - ARCADIUS Solidus

ARCADIUS Solidus AU
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Estimate : 950 €
Price : 650 €
Maximum bid : 650 €
End of the sale : 09 April 2019 14:34:06
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Solidus
Date: 397-402
Mint name / Town : Constantinople
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 1000 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,46 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 8e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré. Beau buste d’Arcadius. Revers de style fin. Patine de collection ancienne avec petites marques de monture sur la tranche
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : DN ARCADI-VS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste casqué, diadémé, et cuirassé d’Arcadius de face vu de trois quarts de face à droite, tenant une lance sur l’épaule et un bouclier orné d’un cavalier, terrassant un guerrier (N’a) ; diadème perlé.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Arcadius Pius Felix Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Arcadius pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONCORDI-A AVGGH/ -|-// CONOB.
Reverse description : Constantinople assise de face, tournée à droite, casquée et drapée, tenant un globe nicéphore de la main gauche et un sceptre long de la main droite, le pied gauche posé sur une proue de navire.
Reverse translation : “Concordia Augustorum”, (la Concorde des deux augustes).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Cuirasse ornée et décorée. Bouclier orné d’un cavalier galopant à droite. Ancienne trace de monture visible sur la tranche.

Historical background


ARCADIUS

(19/01/383-1/05/408) Flavius Arcadius

Arcadius was born in 377. Proclaimed by his august father, 19 January 383, he received the East inheritance after the death of Theodosius. The Emperor, low, left Rufin govern the prefect of the praetorium and Eutropius, a eunuch of the palace. The Empress Eudoxia had a considerable influence on the emperor and military power was in the hands of Gainas a Goth. In 402, Arcadius associated his son, Theodosius II, born the previous year and a quarrel ensued with Honorius. Arcadius died in 408, aged 30.

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