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ID:     Placidia8
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galla Placidia
Date Ruled:     AD 421-450
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Siliqua
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 455
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.20 g
Obverse Legend:     DN GALLA PLA_CIDIA P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right with pearl diadem, necklace and earrings: on the shoulder a cross.
Reverse Legend:     SALVS REI_PVBLICAE
Reverse Description:     Victoria in a long robe, sitting on cuirass to the right, supporting shield on left knee, inscribed with Christogram
Exergue:     RVPS
Mint Mark:     RVPS
Mint:     Ravenna
Primary Reference:     RIC X 2082
Photograph Credit:     Numismatik Lanz
Date Sold:     20/11/2000
Grade:     aEF
Notes:     (1) Numismatik Lanz Auction 100: Lot. No. 669 (4800 DEM) (2) From Bonhams - Vecchi & Sons Auction 4 (December 4, 1980, London), No. 512