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592222
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2222. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AELIA PULCHERIA, sister of Theodosius II and wife of Marcian. Died 453 AD. AV Solidus (4.45 gm). Struck 442-443 AD. Constantinople mint. AEL PVLCH-ERIA AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, wearing necklace and earring, crowned by manus Dei / IMP. XXXXII. COS XVII. P. P:, Constantinopolis enthroned left, holding globus cruciger in right hand, sceptre in left, left foot resting on prow, left elbow on shield, star in left field; COMOB. RIC X 303; DOCLR 442; Depeyrot 84/3; MIRB 35. EF. Rare. ($2000)

From the Jürgen K. Schmidt Collection.