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ROMAN EMPIRE, Procopius ae3, Constantinople
Obv: D N PROCO-PIVS P F AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: REPARATI-O FEL TEMP. Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum in right hand and resting left on shield. At foot, left, a small indeterminate object, possibly a helmet. Above, in right field, Chi-Rho; in exergue, CONS gamma.
RIC IX : 17a (R2)
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Filename:Procopius.jpg
Album name:the_Apostate / The Best of Type!
Rating (91 votes): (Details)
Keywords:PROCOPIUS BOTLAUREL
File Size:70 KB
Date added:Aug 04, 2004
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LordBest  [Aug 04, 2004 at 11:41 AM]
I sold this, didnt I? im sure i did... Ive had a soft spot for Proco ever since i handled it.
the_Apostate  [Aug 04, 2004 at 11:55 AM]
Guess you did -
Varangian  [Apr 07, 2005 at 04:16 PM]
Who could possibly give this any less than 5 stars?
Optimus  [Apr 09, 2005 at 08:55 PM]
Because of jealousy! It's a top coin!
mestreaudi  [Aug 13, 2005 at 02:10 PM]
GREAT!!!!!!!!!!
Gavignano  [Mar 24, 2007 at 12:25 AM]
Very very nice.
*Alex  [Jan 07, 2008 at 08:10 AM]
Wonderful find. Perfectly struck, superb details ...
kc  [Sep 01, 2010 at 09:55 AM]
Perfect coin!!!
otlichnik  [Jun 29, 2011 at 01:58 PM]
Awesome! The nicest Procopius portrait I have ever seen. Incredible shield details. And a nice view of the mystery thing in the reverse left field - looks like a toadstool on this one.