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Eastern Roman Empire, Leo I, AV Solidus, Constantinople mint

AD 457-circa 468

Eastern Roman Empire, Leo I, AV Solidus, Constantinople mint

AD 457-circa 468

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Condition

Excellent

Material

Gold

Place of production

Constantinople

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Description

Leo I. AD 457-474. AV Solidus . Constantinople mint, 4th officina. Struck AD 457-circa 468. Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield / Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; star to right; Δ//CONOB. RIC X 605; Depeyrot 93/1. Magnificent condition, as struck, besides a die crack on the back, which resulted in a weekly struck bust. 19.4 mm, 4.51 grams

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Description

Leo I. AD 457-474. AV Solidus . Constantinople mint, 4th officina. Struck AD 457-circa 468.
Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield / Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; star to right; Δ//CONOB. RIC X 605; Depeyrot 93/1.
Magnificent condition, as struck, besides a die crack on the back, which resulted in a weekly struck bust.

19.4 mm, 4.51 grams