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ID:     721932
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     AD 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 462-473
Weight:     4.47 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N LEO PE-RPET AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield; diadem ribbons to left
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI-A AVGGG / * / THSOB
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, holding long cross; stars in fields; THSOB
Exergue:     THSOB
Mint Mark:     THSOB
Mint:     Thessalonica
Primary Reference:     RIC X 618
Reference2:     Depeyrot 59/1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, struck with worn dies.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1932 From the Marc Poncin Collection.