Zeno, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 474-491). AV solidus (21mm,...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionZeno, Eastern Roman Empire (AD 474-491). AV solidus (21mm, 4.39 gm, 7h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 3/5, clipped, graffiti. Constantinople, 1st officina, second reign, AD 476-491. D N ZENO-PERP AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, head slightly right, spear in right hand over shoulder, shield decorated with horseman motif in left / VICTOR-I-A AVGGG A, Victory standing facing, head left, long jeweled cross with horizontal crossbar in right hand; star in right field, CONOB in exergue. RIC X 911 and 930.
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