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ID:     721936
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     AD 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Semissis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 462/466
Weight:     2.20 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     DN LEO PE-RPET AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VICTRIA AVGG / * / CONOB
Reverse Description:     Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing shield set on knee; star in left field, Christogram in right; CONOB
Exergue:     CONOB
Mint Mark:     CONOB
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 608
Reference2:     Depeyrot 95/1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=85704
Grade:     Good VF, light scratch in obverse field.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1936 From the Marc Poncin Collection.