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    Leo II and Zeno, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 474). AV solidus (21mm, 4.45 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5, die shift. Constantinople, February-November AD 474. D N LEO ZE-NO PP AЧG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed facing bust (of Zeno?), head slightly right, spear in right hand over shoulder, shield in left decorated with horseman motif / SALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Leo II (on left) and Zeno (on right) enthroned facing, each nimbate, diademed and wearing imperial mantle, mappa in right hands; cross above, CONOB in exergue. RIC X 803 note (no officina, no ET in obverse legend and AЧG form). Depeyrot 93/1 var. (no officina).

    Ex Marc Poncin Collection (Classical Numismatic Group, Mail Bid Sale 72, 14 June 2006, lot 1940); Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 1660.


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