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Solidus with bust of Leo II

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Leo II facing, in military dress, with shield and spear. DN LEO ET ZENO PP AVG Reverse: Leo II and his father, each with nimbus, seated facing. Above, between their heads, cross surmounted by star right. SALVS REI PVBLICAE In exergue: CONOB

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 474

Mint

Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.332

Medium or Technique

Gold

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins