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Solidius: CM.10-1968

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Leo I (457-74)
Mint: Constantinople

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Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.92 mm
Image(width): 20.79 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1968-02-01) by Grierson, Philip, Prof.

Dating

462 - 473

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 4.46 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Helmeted bust facing, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed, spear in right hand over right shoulder behind head, on left arm decorated shield horseman rides down enemy,

  • Text: D N LEO PE-RPET AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Victory standing left supporting long jewelled cross; with star in right field.

  • Text: VICTORI-A AVGGG
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.10-1968
Primary reference Number: 185382
RIC: 285.605
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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