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Solidus with bust of Leo I

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Obverse: Bust of Leo facing, helmeted, cuirassed, holding spear in right hand and on left arm shield decorated with a horseman right attacking with spear a prostrate enemy. DNLEOPE RPETAVG Reverse: Victory standing left , holding long cross in right hand; in field right, star. VICTORI AAVGGG ...

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Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 457–474

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 21mm. Weight: 4.43 gm.

Accession Number

13.1354

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins