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ID:     721933
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     AD 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Date Struck:     AD 462
Weight:     4.32 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     DN LEP PERPET AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed bust left, wearing consular robes, holding mappa and sceptre surmounted by cross potent
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI-A AVGGG / * / THSOB
Reverse Description:     Emperor seated facing, wearing consular robes, holding mappa and cross potent, globe set on base on either side; star in left field; THSOB
Exergue:     THSOB
Mint Mark:     THSOB
Mint:     Thessalonica
Primary Reference:     RIC X 620
Reference2:     Depeyrot 58/1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, test cut on reverse
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1933 Rare. From the Marc Poncin Collection. Ex Spink 165 (8 October 2003), lot 227.