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During the reign of , dies were sometimes shared between the mints at Rome, and Ravenna. This variant of an extremely minted at appears to have a re-engraved mint mark. The only other known example of this variant is in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection.SH01632. Gold
, 2887, 93, VF, 4.37 g, maximum 22.1 mm, 0o, Mediolanum ( , Italy) mint, late 467 - 472 A.D.; D N ANTHEMIVS , helmeted facing, pearl-diademed, , spear in right over shoulder, on left arm decorated with horseman riding down enemy; , and Leo, , standing front, each holds a spear and together they hold a on a globe, MD in center, in ; in right ; extremely (R4); SOLD
was the son-in-law of the emperor and was selected by the emperor Leo, in Constantinople, to be emperor in the . He married his daughter to the powerful general Ricimer, but their relationship deteriorated until Ricimer set up a rival emperor, . After a long siege Rome fell. Anthemus was found disguised as a beggar and was beheaded.SH68452. Bronze
, 2862 (R4), F, 1.221 g, maximum 9.5 mm, 270o, Rome mint, D N ANTHEMIVS (or similar), diademed right; in wreath, RM in ; ex Noble Numismatics (2006); very ; SOLD
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