Theodosius I, Æ2, Roman Glory, Cons Mint
Æ 2; 23mm/6.2, struck ca. 378-383 AD.
Con/ EF/VF+; glossy dark brown patina.
Obv/ DNTHEODO-SIVSPFAVG; Helmeted, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, holding spear and shield.
Rev/ GLORIARO-MANORVM; Emperor standing facing, head right, on galley, raising right hand, holding globe in l. hand, Victory seated at helm. Wreath in left field
Mint/ Constantinople; CONE in exergue.
Ref/ RIC Vol IX Constantinople, 52c 6
Seller's Note/ Not sure why, but the authors of RIC IX never note that the emperor is holding a globe in his left hand, as clearly seen in the photo.
In hand, this coin is incredibly beautiful and will be a gem in any collection.