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    Aelia Pulcheria, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 414-453). AV tremissis (15mm, 1.46 gm, 5h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5, clipped. Constantinople, AD 440-450. AEL PVLCH-ERIA AVG, pearl-diademed, draped bust of Aelia Pulcheria right, wearing necklace and earrings, hair elaborately weaved with long plait up the back of head and tucked under diadem / Cross within wreath terminating in large jewel, CONOB* below. RIC X 334. Depeyrot 72/4. Exceptional for this rare type. Note - the differentiating attribute between RIC X 334 and 521 (under Marcian) is the position of the wreath ties on the reverse, otherwise the rest of the coin is identical for both issues.

    Ex Helios Numismatik, Auction 3 (29 April 2009), lot 278.

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