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ID:     74000813
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galla Placidia
Date Ruled:     Augusta, AD 421-450
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 444-445
Weight:     4.44 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     D N GALLA PLACIDIA P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed (with four tails) and draped bust right, wearing earring and two pearl necklaces, cross on right shoulder; crowned by manus Dei
Reverse Legend:     VOT XX MVLT XXX / COMOB / R V
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in right hand; star above
Exergue:     COMOB
Mint Mark:     COMOB / R V
Mint:     Ravenna
Primary Reference:     RIC X 2020
Reference2:     Depeyrot 016/3
Reference3:     DOCLR 828
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, underlying luster, slight wave to flan
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 813 From the Mark Poncin Collection. Ex Lanz 123 (30 May 2005), lot 978.