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ID:     AeliaEudocia1
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Aelia Eudocia
Date Ruled:     AD 421-460
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 430-440
Weight:     4.46 g
Obverse Legend:     AEL EVDO_CIA AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed and draped bust right wearing necklace and ear-rings; crowned by Hand of God
Reverse Legend:     VOT XXX_MVLT XXXX B / *
Reverse Description:     Constantinopolis enthroned to left, left foot on prow, holding cross on globe in right hand and sceptre in left; by the throne a shield; star in right field
Exergue:     CONOB
Mint Mark:     CONOB/ B at the end of the inscription
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 262 var
Reference2:     Depeyrot 81/3
Photograph Credit:     Classical Nuismatic Group, Inc
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com
Special Comments:     Depeyrot lists five published specimens, but none are from officina B
Price Sold For:     2500 USD
Date Sold:     24/9/2003
Grade:     EF, a couple light scratches in fields
Notes:     (1) Classical Nuismatic Group Sale 64, Lot No. 1233 (2) Officina "B" is unrecorded in RIC for this issue