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AE21 of Leo VI

Bronze AE21, 21mm, 3.33gm, issued AD 886-912. Constantinople mint.

Obv: + LEON bASILEVS ROM, Leo enthroned facing, wearing crown and loros, and holding labarum and akakia, throne has curved arms and ornamented back.

Rev: + LEON/EN ΘEO bA/SILEVS R/ OMEON, 4 lines of inscription.

References: Sear 1728.

1802BRU11n   |   Fine   |   AUD 35   |   currently unavailable