Valentinian III, 425-455. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.47 g, 7 h), Constantinopolis, 425-430. D N VALENTIN-IANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III 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. SALVS REI PVB-LICAE / CONOB Theodosius II seated facing on the left and Valentinian III seated facing on the right, both wearing consular robes and holding a mappa in their right hands and a cross in their left; above, star. Depeyrot 79/2. RIC 242. Good very fine.
From the collection of an Armenian businessman, ex Gorny & Mosch 200, 10 October 2011, 2908.