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    Leo I the Great, Eastern Roman Emperor (AD 457-474). AV solidus (21mm, 4.31 gm, 6h).  Thessalonica, AD 462-473. D N LEO PE-RPET AVG, diademed, helmeted and cuirassed facing bust of Leo, head turned slightly right, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm decorated with horseman spearing fallen enemy / VICTOR-IA AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding long cross in right hand; stars in left and right fields. THSOB in exergue. RIC X 618. Hahn 16a. Depeyrot 59/1. Rare issue of Thessalonica mint. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Sotheby's (New York, 2 November 1998), lot 32. 

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