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
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol. 10 (London:1994), 605.