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Solidus with bust of Leo I

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Obverse: Bust of Leo I, diademed, wearing rich robe, carrying volumen and tall cross. DN LEO PERPET AVG Reverse: Leo with nimbus facing, seated on throne. Raised right hand and holding with left hand tall cross. In field right and left a star. VICTORIA AVGG In exergue: THSOB

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 457–474

Mint

Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.43 gm.

Accession Number

35.329

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins