1 Solidus - Gundobad / In the name of Anastasius I, 491-518 Lugdunum/Lyon; without monogram

Features

Country Burgundian Kingdom
King Gundobad (473-516)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 473-516
Value 1 Solidus = 3 Tremissis (3)
Currency Tremissis (473-532)
Composition Gold
Weight 4.50 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust holding spear over shoulder, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering: D N ANASTAS IVS PERP AVG

Translation:
Dominus Noster Anastasius Perpetuus Augustus
Our Lord, Anastasius, perpetual August

Reverse

Winged Victory facing left while holding cross with star behind, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
VICTORI - A AVGGG B
CONOB

Translation:
Victoria Augustus / Constantinople
Victory of the August / Constantinople

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

The B at the beginning of the reverse legend is Gundobad's signature.

This is a seemingly unpublished type.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (473-516) 

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