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Aelia Flacilla AE2

000_3691.jpg000_3689.jpg000_3688.jpg000_3687.jpg000_3685.jpg000_3684.jpg000_3683.jpg000_3682.jpg000_3681.jpg000_3679.jpg000_3678.jpg000_3677.jpg000_3676.jpg000_3675.jpgAelia Flacilla AE2, Wife of Theodosius I, Emperor AD 379-395, minted at Constantinople, RIC 55, Van Meter 4, 23 mm, 5.4 gms, Obverse:  diademed and draped bust of Aelia Flacilla facing right, AEL FLACILLA AVG, Reverse:  Victory seated right, inscribing a Christo-gram (Chi-Ro) on a shield which is resting on a column (at least, this is the way I see it, but it is usually described as the shield resting in her lap), SALVS REIPVBLICAE, a beautiful coin with lovely rich dark chocolate patina, well centered and struck with a super portrait of the empress with fantastic detail in her hair and diadem, and in her necklace and facial features, very detailed reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a lovely coin that is much better than most I’ve seen of this issue, Asking price:  $485 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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