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Lot 1955       Ancient Gold

Estimate $300
SOLD $270

LEO I, (A.D. 457-474), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, (4.45 grams), Officina A, obv. Leo three-quarter facing bust, wearing cuirass, paludamentum and crown, holding spear and shield, around DN LEO PE RP ET AVC, rev. Victory standing to left, in right hand holding long cross, in right field a star, around VICTORI A AVGGG A, in exergue CONOB, (S.4333, Grierson & May 516). Slightly crinkled, otherwise very fine.

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