Ancient Roman AV Solidus Zeno AD 474-491 - ICG-MS61 Gold Coin

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    • Item number: 99829910
    • Added: Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    • Ended: Apr 16 2023 8:02:00 PM EDT
    • Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
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    START DATE Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    END DATE Apr 16 2023 8:02:00 PM EDT


    GRADE: ICG-MS61 



    We are proud to offer a truly exceptional ancient Roman gold coin for your consideration in this online auction: an AV Solidus Zeno (AD 474-491) graded ICG-MS61 (Mint State 61). This magnificent coin provides a unique glimpse into the late Roman Empire and the rule of Emperor Zeno, one of the most important emperors of the Eastern Roman Empire.

    Coin Details:

    • Reign: Emperor Zeno (AD 474-491)
    • Denomination: AV Solidus
    • Material: Gold (Au)
    • Diameter: approx. 21 mm
    • Weight: approx. 4.5 grams
    • Grading: ICG-MS61 (Mint State 61)
    • Obverse: Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, holding spear and shield adorned with horseman motif
    • Reverse: Victory standing left, holding long cross; star in right field; mint mark and "CONOB" in exergue

    Coin Highlights:

    • Superior preservation: Graded MS61 by the Independent Coin Graders (ICG), this ancient Roman gold coin exhibits no wear and only minor contact marks or blemishes, indicating an exceptional state of preservation.

    • Historical significance: Emperor Zeno's reign was marked by religious and political upheaval, making this coin an important artifact from a tumultuous period in the late Roman Empire.

    • Striking design: The obverse features a detailed portrait of the helmeted and armored Emperor Zeno, while the reverse displays Victory holding a long cross, symbolizing the empire's military successes.

    • Rarity: Gold solidi from the late Roman Empire are highly prized by collectors, particularly when they are in outstanding condition like this example.

    Seize this rare opportunity to own a piece of ancient Roman history by placing your bids now. This extraordinary AV Solidus Zeno would be a superb addition to any distinguished collection!


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    PICKUP TIME Saturday April 22nd from 10am-1pm (Shipping is available!)
    PICKUP ADDRESS 7202 Hwy 329, Suite 3, Crestwood KY 40014

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