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ID:     Placidia7
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galla Placidia
Date Ruled:     AD 421-450
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Semis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 455
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.02 g
Obverse Legend:     D N GALLA PLA_CIDIA P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed and draped bust right, wearing earring and necklace
Reverse Legend:     SALVS REI_PVBLICAE
Reverse Description:     Christogram within wreath
Exergue:     COMOB
Mint Mark:     COMOB
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 2054
Reference2:     Depeyrot 47/5 (Roma)
Reference3:     LRC 818
Reference4:     Cohen 10; Ranieri 79.
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Price Sold For:     7000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     20/11/2007
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     (1) Numismatica Ars Classica Auction 42: Lot No. 245 (2) Ex Harlan J. Berk.