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    Ravenna-Mint Galla Placidia

    Galla Placidia, wife of Constantius III, mother of Valentinian III (Augusta, AD 421-450). AV solidus (22mm, 4.45 gm, 1h).  Ravenna, AD 425-426. D N GALLA  PLA-CIDIA P F AVG, pearl-diademed and draped bust of Placidia right, wearing necklace and pendant earrings, cross on right shoulder, hand of God reaching down from above with wreath to crown her / VOT XX ? MVLT XXX, Victory standing left holding long jeweled cross in right hand, R - V in fields, COMOB in exergue. RIC X 2012. Depeyrot 13/2. DOCLR 827. Very rare! Edge marks and a few small pecks in field before face. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 4/5 - 3/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Triton IV (New York, 5 December 2000), lot 734. 

    All Roman gold coins from the Dimitriadis Collection have been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. These may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. Please e-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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