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    Marcian, Eastern Roman Emperor (AD 450-457). AV solidus (20mm, 4.48 gm. 6h). NGC Choice MS 5/5 - 5/5. Constantinople, 7th officina. D N MARCIAN-VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Marcian facing three-quarters right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman motif / VICTORI-A AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in right hand, star in right field; Z//CONOB. RIC X 510. Depeyrot 87/1. One of the best of this type we have handled, with a uncommonly deep strike, marvelous detail (particularly the drapery on the reverse figure of Victory), and flashy, mirror-like fields.

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    September, 2017
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