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Ariadne

Aelia Ariadne
Augusta (AD 474-515)

Ariadne was the daughter of Leo I and married to the emperor Zeno. Their son was the short-lived Leo II. After Zeno's death she married Anastasius and made him emperor. She died before him in AD 515


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Ariadne

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