Anastasius I. A.D. 491-518. Constantinople. AV Solidus. VICTORIA AVGGG I.
Anastasius I. A.D. 491-518. Constantinople. AV Solidus. Helmeted & cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear & shield decorated with cavalryman motif / 'VICTORIA AVGGG I' Victory standing facing, head left, holding long cross; star to right, CONOB in exergue. About Extremely Fine with loose definition in the middle of both sides & Rare. Anastasius is considered the first of the Byzantine Emperors for his monetary reforms.