Ancient Gold Coins - Roman
LEO I, (A.D. 457-474), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, 9th Officina, issued 462-466, (4.38 g), 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 **Q*, in exergue CONOB, (S.21404, RIC 605, Depeyrot 93/1). Trace of ancient graffiti in obverse field, otherwise extremely fine and scarce.
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LEO I, (A.D. 457-474), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, 9th Officina, issued 462-466, (4.38 g), obv. ...