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ID:     Placidia4
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galla Placidia
Date Ruled:     AD 421-450
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     426-430
Weight:     4.43 g
Obverse Legend:     D N GALLA PLA_CIDIA P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right with twin necklace and pearl diadem, Christogram on right shoulder: Hand of God
Reverse Legend:     VOT XX_MVLT XXX
Reverse Description:     Victory standing to left holding jewelled cross in right hand. Star in upper left field
Exergue:     COMOB
Mint Mark:     COMOB/ R in left field/ V in right field
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 2012
Reference2:     Cohen 13
Photograph Credit:     UBS Gold & Numismatics
Source:     http://www.ubs.com/1/e/ubs_ch/wealth_management_switzerland/exclusive_services/numismatics.html
Price Sold For:     4400 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     9/9/2008
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) UBS Gold & Numismatics Auction 78: Lot No. 2026 (2) Ex Schulman