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Lot 98

Estimate: 1'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 800 CHF Price realized: 2'500 CHF
Leo II and Zeno AV Solidus, very rare

Leo II and Zeno. AV Solidus (20-21 mm, 4.48 g), Constantinopolis, 474 AD.
Obv. D N LEO ET ZENO P P AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy.
Rev. SALVS REI PVBLICAE, Leo and Zeno nimbate, enthroned facing, each holding mappa; star and cross above; CONOB in exergue.
RIC X 803; Depeyrot 98/1; DOCLR 600; MIRB 1a.

Very rare. Almost invisible graffito in left obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.

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