Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.45 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, 498-518. D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius I facing slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield decorated with horseman attacking a fallen foe over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG H / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long staff surmounted by inverted christogram; in field to left, star. DOC 7h. MIB 7. SB 5. Lustrous and attractive. Virtually as struck.