Leo II, with Zeno.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1940. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 474. AV Solidus (4.45 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck AD 474. D N LEO ZE-NO P P AVC, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield; diadem ribbons to left / Leo II and Zeno enthroned facing, each nimbate, wearing consular robes, and holding mappa; cross between, star above; CONOB. RIC X 803 note; Depeyrot 93/1 var. (no officina); Münzen und Medaillen 52, lot 815 (same dies). Good VF. Overstruck.
From the Marc Poncin Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 1660.