Ancient Roman AV Solidus Leo I AD 457-474 - ICG-MS61 Gold Coin

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    • Item number: 90649717
    • Added: Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    • Ended: Apr 16 2023 7:39:49 PM EDT
    • Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
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    START DATE Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
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    We are excited to present a rare and stunning ancient Roman gold coin for auction: an AV Solidus Leo I (AD 457-474) graded ICG-MS61 (Mint State 61). This exquisite coin bears witness to the history and grandeur of the late Roman Empire and the reign of Emperor Leo I.

    Coin Details:

    • Reign: Emperor Leo I (AD 457-474)
    • Denomination: AV Solidus
    • Material: Gold (Au)
    • Diameter: approx. 21 mm
    • Weight: approx. 4.5 grams
    • Grading: ICG-MS61 (Mint State 61)
    • Obverse: Diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Leo I facing, holding spear over shoulder and shield with horseman motif
    • Reverse: Victory standing left, holding long cross; star in right field; mint mark and "CONOB" in exergue

    Coin Highlights:

    • Excellent preservation: This ancient Roman gold coin has been graded MS61 by the Independent Coin Graders (ICG), indicating a coin in mint state with no wear and only minor contact marks or blemishes.

    • Historical significance: Leo I was the first emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire to rule without the influence of his western counterpart, marking a turning point in history. This coin offers a tangible connection to this pivotal era.

    • Attractive design: The obverse features a detailed portrait of the helmeted and armored Emperor Leo I, while the reverse showcases Victory holding a long cross, symbolizing the empire's triumphs.

    • Rarity: Gold solidi from the late Roman Empire are highly sought after by collectors, especially those in excellent condition such as this example.

    Don't miss the opportunity to own this remarkable piece of ancient Roman history. Place your bids now and add this exquisite AV Solidus Leo I to your esteemed collection!


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