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Leo I the Thracian

 

Emperor Flavius Valerius Leo I the Thracian (457-474)

 

coin
D(ominus) N(oster) LEO PERPET(us) AVG(ustus)
SALVS REPVBLICA

457-474
copper
Constantinople
18 mm.

Obverse
Bust right in draped armor and diadem
Legend: Our Lord Leo Perfect Augustus
Reverse
Leo standing right, holding standard and globe, foot on captive
Legend: Health of Republic