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ID:     Placidia5
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galla Placidia
Date Ruled:     AD 421-450
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Date Struck:     AD 425
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     4.46 g
Obverse Legend:     D N GALLA PLA_CIDIA P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed and draped bust right, wearing necklace and crowned above by the hand of God; Christogram on right shoulder.
Reverse Legend:     VOT XX_MVLT XXX
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, supporting long jeweled cross cross; star in upper left field
Exergue:     COMOB
Mint Mark:     COMOB/ A in left field/ Q in right field
Mint:     Aquileia
Primary Reference:     RIC X 1808
Reference2:     Depeyrot 23/2
Reference3:     LRC 825
Reference4:     C ohen 12; Paolucci-Zub 825.
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     7500 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     20/11/2007
Grade:     aEF
Notes:     (1) Numismatica Ars Classica Auction 42: Lot No. 246 (2) Ex M&M sale 86, 1998, 222.