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    Marcian, Eastern Roman Emperor (AD 450-457). AV solidus (20mm, 4.23 gm, 6h).  Thessalonica, AD 450-457. D N MARCIA-NVS P F AVG, earl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Marcian facing, head slightly right, holding spear over right shoulder and shield with horseman motif on left arm / GLOR ORVI-S TERRAR, Marcian standing facing, holding vexillum emblazoned with X in right hand and cross on globe in left, ? in left field, TESOB in exergue.  RIC X, 523 (R2). Depeyrot 54/1. Rare! Possibly slightly clipped, light weakness in strike. NGC (photo-certificate) XF 3/5 - 3/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, 7-8 December 1989), lot 2971; Frederick Knobloch Collection (Stack's, 5 May 1984), lot 1528. 

    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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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    10th-16th Thursday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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