The two Theodoses
  • The THEODOSES I and II

    Theodosius I also known as Theodosius the Great, was Roman Emperor from AD 379 to AD 395.Theodosius was the last emperor to rule over both the eastern and the western halves of the Roman Empire. On accepting his elevation, he campaigned against Goths and other barbarians who had invaded the empire.

    THEODOSIVS I. : Laureate bust r. "DN THEODOSIUS PF AVG". Rev.: Roma seated facing, head l., left leg bare, "CONCORDIA AUGGG", in exergue "BSISC". Mint: Siscia, 379-395 , AE 3; dark green patina; C.5, RIC.57d, Seaby 4085, Van Meter 3. (18 mm, 2.6 g.).:

    Theodosius II
    commonly surnamed Theodosius the Younger, or Theodosius the Calligrapher, was the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Emperor from 408 to 450. He is mostly known for promulgating the Theodosian law code, and for the construction of the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople

    THEODOSIVS II. Diademed , draped and cuirassed bust r. star behind bust. “DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG”Rev,:. “GLORIA ROMANORVM” Theodosius II and Honorius stdg. facing, each holding spear and resting hand on shield between them. Ref.: RIC.X.M i nt: ? 408-423. AE3 (15.35 mm. 1 .8gr.)