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ID:     77001047
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     AD 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 457-473
Weight:     4.48 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N LEO PE-RPET AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear in right hand, on left arm a shield decorated with horseman spearing an enemy below
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI-A AVGGG / Θ/CONOB
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, holding long cross in right hand; star in right field; Θ/CONOB
Exergue:     CONOB
Mint Mark:     Θ/CONOB
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 605
Reference2:     MIRB 3
Reference3:     Depeyrot 93/1
Reference4:     DOCLR 528
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, thin die break in field on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1047 From a North American Collection. Ex Sotheby’s Zurich (27 October 1993) [Athena Fund Sale], lot 1841.