A LATE ROMAN/ EARLY BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF LEO I

A LATE ROMAN/ EARLY BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF LEO I


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1212698
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Reign of Leo I (457-474 A.D.)

Constantinople Mint; 462 or 466 A.D.

Obverse: Leo I frontal facing, wearing a helmet and cuirass, holding a shield with horseman device and a spear over his shoulder. D N LEO PE RPET AVG.

Reverse: Victory facing left holding a large, jeweled cross. Star in right field. VICTORI-A AVGGG with officina mark. CONOB in exergue.

In excellent condition.

Diameter: 20 mm; Weight: 4.55 g

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol. 10 (London:1994), 605.