Reign of Marcian (450-457 A.D.)
Mint of Constantinople
Obverse: Obverse: Marcian frontal facing, wearing a helmet and cuirass, holding a shield with horseman device and a spear over his shoulder. D N MARCIA NVS P F AVG
Reverse: Reverse: Victory facing left holding a large, jewelled cross. Star in right field. VICTORI AAVGGG. CONOB in exergue.
Scalloped border on both sides. In excellent condition. Found in Bethlehem.
Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 4.5 g
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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority
Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol. 10 (London:1994), 507.