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Lot 4253

Leo III, the Isaurian, 717-741. Gold Solidus (4.3g) minted at Constantinople. DNO LEO - N P A MЧL. Bust facing of Leo III with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger in right hand, akakia in left. Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ А. Cross potent on three steps; below; CONOB. Sear 1502; DO 1. A very rare issue where Leo appears alone. Lustrous. Superb Extremely Fine.

Issued just before the great Iconolast Revolt.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.
The Hunter Collection.

Realized $1,725

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