Eastern Roman Empire Leo I (457-474 AD) AV Solidus Ancient Gold Coin.

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Eastern Roman Empire Leo I (457-474 AD) AV Solidus Ancient Gold Coin.

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Leo l (457-474 AD) Eastern Roman Empire Gold Solidus coin minted in Constantinople graded VF by NGC. The strike is 4/5 and the surface is 1/5 due to scratches. Coin measures approximately 20mm in diameter and weighs 4.24 grams.  Features diademed, helmeted, cuirassed bust holding spear over shoulder on obverse and Victory standing holding jeweled cross on reverse.