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ID:     19001
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     A.D. 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. 462 or 466
Diameter:     21.6 mm
Weight:     4.507 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N LEO PE-RPET AVC
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, spear over shoulder in right, shield on left decorated with horseman
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI-A AVCCC Θ / CONOB / *
Reverse Description:     Victory stands facing, head left, supporting long jeweled cross, star right, conob in ex
Exergue:     CONOB
Mint Mark:     Θ / CONOB / *
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC 605
Reference2:     DOC 528
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS