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Printed Auction 41 Lot 4

BYZANTINE EMPIRE. Anastasius I. 491-518. AV solidus. 4.36 gm. 20 mm. Constantinople mint, 10th officina. Struck A.D. 507-518. His helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly to right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman attacking a fallen foe; D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG / Victory standing left, holding long staff surmounted by reversed staurogram; star to left; VICTORIA AVGGG I around, CONOB in exergue. SB 5. DOC 7j. MIBE 7. Choice Extremely Fine; lustrous; crisply struck with fine detail visible, particularly on horseman on shield; small waviness in flan to right, and slight die shift on obverse at 8' (hand and start of legend).

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