obolos 16
11. October 2020
Webauction
Lot 1189
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.31 g, 6 h), Arles, 2nd officina, 317. VAL LICINIVS NOB CAES Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Licinius to right. Rev. IOVI CO-NSER[VATORI] / R-S/ TARL Jupiter advancing to right, brandishing thunderbolt. RIC 128. A scarce example. Some minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1190
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Follis (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 2.96 g, 10 h), Alexandria, 2nd officina, 321-324. DN VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Licinius II to left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm. Rev. IOVI CONS-ERVATORI / X/IIΓ/SMALB Jupiter standing facing, head left, holding Victory on globe in right hand, scepter in left; at feet to left, eagle standing left, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; at feet to right, bound captive seated right, head turned to look up and behind. RIC 30. Nice dark green patina with subtle earthen highlights; well centered and struck. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1191
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19.6 mm, 3.63 g, 11 h), Antioch, 7th officina, 317-320. IMP CONSTA-NTINVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Constantine I to left, holding mappa in his right hand, and globe-scepter in his left. Rev. IOVI CONS-ERVATORI AVGG / Z/SMANT Jupiter standing facing, head left, holding Victory on globe in right hand, scepter in left; at feet to left, bound captive crouching left. RIC 26. Nicely centered and struck. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1192
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.98 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 6th officina, 327-328. CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG Diademed head of Constantine I to right. Rev. GLORIA EXERCITVS / S / CONS Constantine I, in military attire, standing facing, head right, holding spear in his right hand, placing his left on grounded shield. RIC 22. A lovely example with a great portrait and attractive surfaces. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1193
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.95 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 327-328. CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG Diademed head of Constantine I to right. Rev. LIBERT-A-S PVBLICA / E/ CONS Victory standing facing in galley, head turned to left, holding wreath in each hand. LRBC 986. RIC 25. Dark glossy-brown patina and with a most unusual reverse type. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1194
Commemorative Series, 330-354. (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.27 g, 5 h), Heraclea, 347-348. VRBS ROMA Helmeted and draped bust of Roma to left. Rev. VOT /XX /MVLT /XXX / ·SMH[...] in four lines within wreath. LRBC 965. RIC 56. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1195
Commemorative Series, 330-354. Follis (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.07 g, 11 h), struck under Constantine I the "Great", Antioch, 10th officina, 333-335. CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS Helmeted and mantled bust of Constantinople to left, with scepter over shoulder. Rev. SMANI Victory standing left, her right foot set on prow, holding scepter in right hand, shield in left. RIC 92. Brown patina. Good style. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1196
Helena, Augusta, 324-328/30. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.96 g, 6 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 5th officina, 328-329. FL HELENA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Helena to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE / ESIS (double crescent) Securitas standing facing, head left, holding olive branch in her right hand, fold of drapery on left. RIC 218. Dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1197
Crispus, Caesar, 316-326. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.51 g, 7 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 1st officina, 320-321. IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C Laureate head of Crispus to right. Rev. CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around wreath containing VOT V; below ASIS*. RIC 161. Sharp. Hairline flan crack from striking at 6h, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Attractive Antioch Mint Constantine II
Lot 1198
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Follis (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.70 g, 11 h), Antioch, 6th officina, 330-333/5. CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantine II to right. Rev. GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS / SMANS Two soldiers standing facing, heads turned toward one another, each holding spear in outer hand and resting inner hand on grounded shield; between, two standards. RIC 87. Perfectly centered and pristine surfaces; an outstanding example of this otherwise common coin. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1199
Constantius II, 337-361. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.47 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 348-350. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATION / CONSA Phoenix, with radiant burst around head, standing to right atop globe. LRBC -. RIC - (but cf. 93 with CONSA*). Unlisted in RIC. Nice green patina. Small flaw on cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1200
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 22 mm, 2.81 g, 6 h), Sirmium, 351-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within laurel wreath; below, •SIRM. Cohen 342. RIC 17. Fresh, bright and particularly attractive. Hairline flan cracks, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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Lot 1201
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 20 mm, 2.46 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1st officina, 351-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, C•A. RIC 102. Toned; fresh and sharp reverse. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1202
Theodosius I, 379-395. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.02 g, 11 h), Antioch, 383-388. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. VIRTVS E-XERCITI / ANTB Emperor standing right, holding labarum in right hand, globe in left, spurning captive with foot. RIC 63d.2. Well centered and struck with a fine green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1203
Valens, 364-378. Siliqua (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.37 g, 7 h), Treveri, 367-378. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. VRBS ROMA / TRPS• Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory set on globe in her right hand and spear in her left. Cohen 109. RIC IX 27b and 45a. Nicely toned and centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 1204
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 397-402. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing slightly to right, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI-A AVGG Δ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globe in her left, and with her right foot resting on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC 7. Well centered on a broad flan. A few minor deposits, a couple of scratches in obverse field, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 1205
Honorius, 393-423. Siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.91 g, 7 h), Milan, 402. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM / MDPS Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory set on globe in her right hand and spear in her left. RIC 1228. RSC 59†b. Nicely toned. With clipped edges, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1206
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 408-430. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG B / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head turned to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 73/2. RIC 202. Centered and clear; a well struck example. Minor scratches on the obverse fields, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1207
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 16 mm, 1.46 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory walking right, her head turned left, holding wreath in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC X, 213. Sharp and well centered. Slightly double-struck on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1208
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX Δ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, her left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand, long scepter with her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC 257. Well-centered, well-struck and attractive. Graffito ('X') in obverse field, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1209
Marcian, 450-457. Nummus (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.11 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N MARCIANVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcian to right. Rev. CON Monogram of Marcian with cross above, within laurel wreath tied below. LRBC 2250. RIC X 545. Well centred example, lovely patinated and in a unusual attractive condition for the type. Good very fine.
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Lot 1210
Leo I, 457-474. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.09 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 462 or 466. D N LEO PERPET AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Leo facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Δ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 93/1. RIC 605. Slightly clipped in antiquity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1211
Ricimer, Patrician and Master of Soldiers, 457-472. Nummus (Bronze, 9 mm, 0.88 g, 9 h), Contemporary imitation, 465-467. Bust of Ricimer to right. Rev. Retrograde monogram of Ricimer within wreath. Cf. G. Lacam, “Le monnayage de Ricimer,” SNL, pl. 5, type 1. Cf. RIC X 2715. An incredibly rare imitation of an extremely rare and desirable issue. The monogram of Ricimer well centered and bold. Very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
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Lot 1212
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.51 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N ZENO PERP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Zeno to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory facing, her head to left, holding globus cruciger in her left hand and wreath in her right; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/4. RIC 914. Some marks and scratches on both sides. Very fine.
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Lot 1213
VANDALS. Gaiseric, 428-477. Nummus (Bronze, 11 mm, 0.84 g, 6 h), Ca. 443-450. Diademed head of Gaiseric to right. Rev. Cross within wreath. BMC Vandals, etc. 182-94. Ladich 10. Lulliri & Urban 110-24. MEC 1 -. Quite clear and free from the usual porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 1214
GEPIDS. Uncertain king, struck in the name of Anastasius I. 491-504. Quarter Siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.92 g, 6 h), Sirmium. D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG Crude diademed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. A INVICT + A RVMAO Monogram of Theodoric in wreath. MIB I 46. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1215
Anastasius I, 491-518. Nummus (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 0.83 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 491-498. ...V P Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius I to right. Rev. Monogram of Anastasius within simple wreath. DOC 15. MIBE 40. SB 13. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1216
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 492-507. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC (3c). MIBE 4a. SB 3. Lustrous and sharp. Some die rust, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1217
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 8th officina (H), 492-507. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG H / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC 3g. MIBE 4a. SB 3. Lustrous and sharp. Reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1218
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 15 mm, 3.64 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 492-507. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC (3c). MIBE 4a. SB 3. Heavily clipped in antiquity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 1219
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.48 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), c. 498. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, head turned slightly to right, holding short spear with his right hand and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman, over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG B / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long, jeweled cross surmounted by reversed christogram; in field to left, eight-pointed star. Doc (6a). MIBE 6a. Sear 4. Very sharp and lustrous; scarcer variety with this depiction of the christogram on the reverse. A few marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
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Rare Solidus from the mint of Thessaloniki!
Lot 1220
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius 3/4 facing to right, holding spear in his right hand and shield ornamented with rider over his left left shoulder. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCC / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long cross; to right and left star. DOC 27. Metcalf, Thessalonica 260-9. MIBE 14-5. SB 30. Attractive, clear and sharp example from a rare mint. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1221
Anastasius I, 491-518. Semissis (Gold, 19 mm, 2.13 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 507-518. DN ANASTA-SIVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing XXXX on shield; to right, rho-topped cross; to left, star. DOC 9. MIBE 10. SB 6. Clear and well-centered on a broad flan. Slightly wavy flan as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1222
Justin I, 518-527. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 33 mm, 16.93 g, 7 h), Nicomedia, 1st officina. D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right. Rev. Large M between two six-pointed stars; above, cross; A//NIKM. DOC 28a. MIBE 35. SB 83. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1223
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 10.5 mm, 1.42 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, head turned to left, holding wreath in right hand and cross set on globe in left; in right field, star. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Well-centered. Minor graffiti on both sides, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1224
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 17 mm, 1.37 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVI Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Well centered. Very slightly clipped, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1225
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.43 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVI Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Well centered. Very slightly clipped, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1226
Anonymous, time of Justinian I, circa 530. Half-siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.89 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Helmeted and draped bust of Constantinopolis to right. Rev. Large K. Bendall, Anonymous Type 8. Vagi 3051. Toned and with an unusually attractive bust on the obverse. Some scrapes under tone, and with an edge split from striking, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1227
Justinian I, 527-565. Follis (Bronze, 44 mm, 22.76 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, RY 12 = 538/9. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand and shield on left arm; in field to right, cross. Rev. A / N / N / O - XII / A/NIK Large M; above, cross. DOC 116a. MIB 114. SB 201. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1228
Justinian I, 527-565. Decanummium (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.82 g, 6 h), Carthage, regnal year 13 = 539/40. D N IVSTINI-[ANV]S P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/III / CAR Large I with small cross above. DOC 297. MIBE 199. SB 269. Well centered; green and brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1229
Justinian I, 527-565. Half Follis (Copper, 30 mm, 11.41 g, 6 h), Cyzicus, regnal year 14 = 540/1. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand and shield over his left arm. Rev. A/N/N/O - X-II/II Large K; above, cross; below, Y/Z. DOC 183. MIBE 121. SB 208. Struck on a broad flan; green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1230
Justin II, 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 567-578. D N IVSTINVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding Victory on globe in his upraised right hand and with a shield bearing a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCCΓ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4 (unlisted officina). MIB 5. SB 345. Struck on a broad flan. Some striking weakness along the edges, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1231
Tiberius II Constantine, 578-582. Follis (Bronze, 37 mm, 16.61 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina, RY 5 (578/9). m TIb CONSTANT P P AVI Crowned bust of Tiberius facing, wearing consular robes, holding mappa and scepter topped by eagle supporting cross. Rev. A/N/N/O - Ч / CONB Large M; above, cross. DOC 11b. MIBE 25. SB 430. Pleasant green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 1232
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.46 g, 6 h), Ravenna, 2nd officina, RY 2 (583/4). D N TIbE-[R mAVRIC PP AVG] Crowned and cuirassed bust of Maurice Tiberius facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand and shield on left arm. Rev. A/N/N/O - II / S/R-A/VENNA Large m with cruciform central leg. DOC 289. MIBE 143. SB 594. A very rare issue; well struck and centered. Rough brown surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
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Lot 1233
Phocas, 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.25 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 607-610. d N FOCAS PERP AVI Crowned, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ [I]/ CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, rho-topped cross in his right. DOC 10j. MIB 9. SB 620. Slightly clipped. Marks and scrapes, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1234
Heraclius, 610-641. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 31 mm, 12.94 g, 7 h), Nicomedia, 2nd officina, RY 1 (610/1). [D N] hЄRAC-LIVS PP AV[G] (S retrograde) Helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust of Heraclius facing, holding cross in right hand. Rev. A/N/N/O - I / B/NIKO Large M; above, cross. DOC 153b. MIB 174. SB 833. Earthen brown patina; a bold, well-centered strike. Very fine.
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Lot 1235
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 11 mm, 4.47 g, 7 h), Carthage, Indictional year 15 = 626/7. D N ERACLIO ET ERA CON PP Facing busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, both crowned and draped; between them, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG IE / CONOB Cross potent on base and two steps. DOC 217. MIB 84-9. SB 867. A full round piece. Weakly struck on the obverse as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
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Lot 1236
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 29.5 mm, 20.39 g, 12 h), Seleucia Isaura, 2nd officina, RY 7 (616/7). Crowned and draped figures of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine standing facing, each holding globus cruciger in right hand; above and between, cross. Rev. A/N/N/O - ςI / B/SЄLISЧ Large M; above, Christogram. DOC 181b. MIB 193. SB 845. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1237
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 30 mm, 10.27 g, 7 h), Constantinople, uncertain date. No legend (that which is visible is past of the undertype) Heraclius, on left, crowned and wearing military attire, holding long cross in his right hand, and Heraclius Constantine, on right, crowned and wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciher in his right hand, standing facing; between heads, cross. Rev. A/N/N/O - [...] / B/C[ON] Large M; above, [cross]. Cf. DOC 105-16. MIBE 146-5. SB 810. Brown patina. Overstruck. Very fine.
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Lot 1238
Constans II, with Constantine IV, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.25 g, 7 h), Constantinople, Z = 7th officina, 654-659. d N CONStANtINUS C CONStANS Crowned and draped facing busts of Constans, with a long beard and Constantine, beardless and much smaller; between them above, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ Z / CONOB Cross potent set on base and three steps. DOC 25i. MIB 26. SB 959. Sharp, lustrous and clear. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1239
Constantine IV Pogonatus, 668-685. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (S), 681-685. P CONST-ANЧ -S P P A Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Constantine IV facing, turned slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORA AVGЧ S / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 12c. MIB 10. SB 1157. Toned and lustrous fields. Minor graffiti on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1240
Constantine IV Pogonatus, 668-685. Decanummium (Bronze, 25 mm, 5.27 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 668-673. Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantine facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. Large I between cross and K; in exergue, CON. DOC 38. SB 1183. Very rare and exceptional for the issue; dark brown patina. Overstruck as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1241
Tiberius III (Apsimar), 698-705. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z). D TIbЄRI-ЧS PЄ AV Crowned and cuirassed bust of Tiberius III facing, holding spear in his right hand and with shield on his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVςЧ Z / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 1f. MIB 1. SB 1360. Fully lustrous and very sharp. Good extremely fine.
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Lot 1242
Tiberius III (Apsimar), 698-705. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.44 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ). d TIbЄRI-ႷS PЄ AV Crowned and cuirassed bust of Tiberius III facing, holding spear in his right hand and with shield on his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVႺႷ Γ / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 1 (this officina not attested). MIB 1. SB 1360. Sharply struck. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1243
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo IV, 741-775. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.44 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 757-775. COҺSτAҺτIҺOS S LЄOҺ O ҺЄOS Crowned, equal sized busts of Constantine V, bearded and on the left, and Leo IV, beardless and on the right, facing and wearing chlamys; between their heads, cross and pellet. Rev. d LЄON PA MЧL Φ Crowned bust of Leo III facing, wearing loros and holding a cross potent on base in his right hand. DOC 2g. SB 1551. Some flatness as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1244
Constantine VI, with Leo III, Constantine V, and Leo IV, 780-79. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 780-787. LЄOҺ VSSЄqqOҺ COҺSτAҺτI O ҺЄOS Crowned figures of Leo IV, bearded and on the left, and Constantine VI, beardless and on the right, wearing chlamys and seated facing on a lyre-backed throne; between their heads, cross. Rev. LЄOҺ PAP COҺSτAҺτIҺOS PAτHR Crowned equal sized bearded busts of Leo III, on the left, and Constantine V, on the right, facing and wearing loros; between their heads, cross and pellet. DOC 2 (as Leo IV). Füeg 1.A. SB 1584 (as Leo IV). Slightly wavy flan and some flatness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1245
Constantine VI & Irene, 780-797. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), 793-797. IRINH AΓOVSTI Bust of Irene facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding a globus cruciger in her right hand and a cross-tipped scepter in her left. Rev. COnSTAnTInOS bAS’ Θ Beardless crowned bust of Constantine VI facing, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in his right hand and akakia in his left. DOC 3a. Füeg 5.A. SB 1594. Scarce. Very fine.
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Lot 1246
Constantine VI & Irene, 780-797. Follis (Copper, 18 mm, 2.53 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 792-797. Bust of Irene facing, wearing crown with pinnacles and pendilia and loros, holding a cross on globe in her right hand and a cross-tipped scepter in her left. Rev. Half bust of Constantine VI over horizontal bar, wearing crown with cross and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger in his right hand and anexikakia in his left; below bar, large M between X - N and beneath, A. DOC 7. SB 1598. Rare. A lovely piece with a fine chocolate patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1247
Michael II the Amorian, with Theophilus, 820-829. Follis (Bronze, 29 mm, 7.71 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 821-829. MIXAHL S Θ ЄOFILOS Two facing busts; on the left, Michael, bearded and wearing chlamys and crown with cross; on the right, Theophilos, beardless and wearing loros and crown with cross; between them, cross and pellet. Rev. Large M; to left, X/X/X; to right, N/N/N; above, cross; below, Θ. DOC 9. SB 1642. Green patina with earthen highlights; attractive type. Good very fine.
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Lot 1248
Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine VII, 867-886. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.52 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 868-870. +IhS XIS REX REGNANTIЧM ✱ Christ, nimbate, seated facing, wearing chiton, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels with his left. Rev. bASILIOS ET COҺSTAҺT' AЧGG b' Crowned facing busts of Basil, on the left, with short beard and wearing a loros, and Constantine, on the right, beardless and wearing a chlamys; holding between them in their right hands, a long patriarchal cross. DOC 2c. Füeg 3.D.2. SB 1704. A wonderful example, very sharply struck in high relief. Minor scuffs, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1249
Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine, 867-886. Semissis (Gold, 13 mm, 1.39 g, 6 h), debased and reddish in color, Syracuse, 868-879. bASILЄIOC Crowned bust of Basil facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. CONSTANTI Crowned bust of Constantine facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Anastasi 581. DOC 14a. SB 1714. Attractively toned and sharp. Minor bang on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Attactive Anonymous Follis
Lot 1250
Anonymous Folles, time of Romanus III, circa 1028-1034. Follis (Bronze, 30 mm, 12.00 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +EMMA-NOYHΛ / IC - XC Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger with square in each limb of cross, pallium and colobium, and holding Book of Gospels. Rev. + IS - XS / ЬAS-ILЄ / ЬAS-ILЄ in three lines divided by cross set on three steps. DOC B.1-64. SB 1823. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 1251
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Histamenon (Gold, 29 mm, 4.31 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhC XIS REX RESnAnTIhM Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing cross nimbus with crescent in each upper quarter, his right hand raised in benediction and holding book in his left. Rev. +CωnSTAnT bASILEuS RM Bust of Constantine IX facing, wearing loros and crown with pendilia, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2a. SB 1829. Well centered and attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 1252
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Histamenon (Gold, 30.5 mm, 4.37 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhC XIS REX RESnAnTIhM Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing cross nimbus, his right hand raised in benediction and holding Gospels in his left. Rev. +CωnSTAnT bASILEuS RM Bust of Constantine IX facing, wearing loros and crown with pendilia, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2a. SB 1829. Bright and attractive. Wavy flan, minor die-breaks, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1253
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Miliaresion (Silver, 26 mm, 2.17 g, 5 h), Constantinople. +ΔЄCΠOI NA CWZOIC / MHP ΘΥ Τhe Virgin, orans and nimbate, standing facing on footstool, wearing pallium and maphorium. Rev. ЄYCЄBH MONOMA[XO]N Constantine in military attire standing facing, holding long cross in right hand, and scabbard containing sword with left. DOC 7b; SB 1834. Toned. Light porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 1254
Theodora, 1055-1056. Tetarteron nomisma (Gold plated copper, 18 mm, 2.30 g, 6 h), Contemporary imitation. IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. [[ΘЄΟΔωΡ ΑVΓΟVCT] Facing bust of Theodora, wearing crown with pendilia, saccos, and loros, and holding jeweled scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left. DOC 2. SB 1838. Fine. Pierced and light scratches. Fine.
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Lot 1255
Constantine X Ducas, 1059-1067. Histamenon (Gold, 27 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhS IXS REX REGNANThIm Christ, nimbate, seated facing on square-backed throne, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. + KωN BACΛ O ΔOUKAC Constantine standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding a labarum, decorated with a pellet on a shaft, in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. DOC 1b. SB 1847. Nicely centered and clear. Good very fine.
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Lot 1256
Anonymous Folles, time of Nicephorus III, circa 1078-1081. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 4.25 g, 6 h), Class I, Constantinople. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Latin cross set on floral scroll, with X on center, globus and two pellets at each end; two crescents to upper left and right fields. DOC I.1-64. SB 1889. Sharp and nicely patinated; a clear example with excellent details for type. Overstruck on an uncertain type, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1257
Anonymous Folles, time of Nicephorus III, circa 1078-1081. Follis (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 5.30 g, 5 h), Class I, Constantinople. IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Latin cross set on floral scroll, with X on center, globus and two pellets at each end; two crescents to upper left and right fields. DOC I.1-64. SB 1889. Sharp and nicely patinated; a clear example with excellent details for type. Reverse doublestruck, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1258
Anonymous Folles, time of Nicephorus III, circa 1078-1081. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 2.84 g, 7 h), Class I, but possibly a contemporary imitation, Constantinople. IC [XC] Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, holding book of Gospels in his left hand. Rev. Latin cross set on floral scroll, with X on center, globus and two pellets at each end; two crescents in upper left and [right] fields. DOC I.1-64. SB 1889. Sharp and nicely patinated; a clear example with excellent details for type. Overstruck on an uncertain type, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1259
Alexius I Comnenus, 1081-1118. Tetarteron (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, 1081-1092. IC XC Christ Pantocrator, bearded, nimbate and with his right hand raised in benediction, holding Gospels in left, seated facing on throne. Rev. ΑΛЄZ ΔЄ[CΠΟΤ Τω Κ] Crowned bust of teh emperor, wearing loros, holding labarum in right hand, akakia in left; in left and right fields, star. DOC 9. SB 1907. Rare. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1260
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 29 mm, 4.36 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1137-1143. +KЄ RO-HΘЄΙ /IC XC Christ Pantocrator, bearded, nimbate and with his right hand raised in benediction, holding Gospels in left, seated facing on throne. Rev. Iω /ΔЄC/ΠO/TΗ / Θv /(ΜΗΡ) The emperor, on the left, wearing stemma, divitision and loros, standing facing, holding globus cruciger in left hand, and on the right, the Virgin, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorion, standing facing, crowning the emperor with her right hand. DOC 3. SB 1940. A few light scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1261
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 32 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1122-1137(?). IC XC Christ Pantocrator, bearded, nimbate and with his right hand raised in benediction, holding Gospels in left, seated facing on throne. Rev. ΜΘ / Iω /ΔЄC/ΠOT / Tω /Π / ΦV/PO/ΓЄ/(ΝΗ)/Τ The emperor, on the left, wearing stemma, divitision and loros, standing facing, holding labarum in right hand, akakia in left, and on the right, the Virgin, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorion, standing facing, crowning the emperor with her right hand. DOC 2. SB 1939. Well centered on a broad flan. A few light crinkles and marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1262
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 31.5 mm, 4.32 g, 6 h), first series, Constantinople, 1118-1122. IC – XC Christ Pantocrator, bearded, nimbate and with his right hand raised in benediction, holding Gospels in left, seated facing on throne. Rev. +Ιω ΔЄCΠΟΤΗ - ΘV (ΜΗΡ) Half-length facing figures of the emperor, on the left, wearing stemma, divitsion and loros, and, on the right, the Virgin, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorion, holding long patriarchal cross between them. DOC 1a. SB 1938. A very clear example. Very fine.
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Lot 1263
Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 31 mm, 4.23 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 1160-1164. ΙC - ΧC Christ Pantocrator, standing facing, nimbate and enrobed, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels with his left; in field to left and right, star. Rev. MA-NVHΛ - O/ ΘЄ/O/Δ/ω/PO/C Manuel and St. Theodore standing facing, both holding a sword in their outer hand, and holding a long patriarchal cross set on a globe between them. DOC 4b. SB 1959. Very well-struck and centered. About extremely fine.
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A well-struck example
Lot 1264
Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 30.5 mm, 4.65 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 1160-1164. ΙC - Χ[C] Christ Pantocrator standing facing, nimbate and enrobed, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels with his left; in field to left and right, star. Rev. MA-NV-HΛ - O/ ΘЄ/O/Δ/ω/P/[OC] Manuel and St. Theodore standing facing, both holding a sword in their outer hand, and holding a long patriarchal cross set on a globe between them. DOC 4b. SB 1959. Very well-struck and centered; lightly toned. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1265
Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus, 1195-1203. Trachy (Bronze, 30 mm, 3.74 g, 6 h), Constantinople. [KЄ RO]HΘЄI / IC XC Bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding scroll in left. Rev. Alexius and St. Constantine standing facing, holding between them globus cruciger, and each holding a labarum. DOC 3a. SB 2013. Black patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 1266
Latin Rulers of Constantinople, 1204-1261. Trachy (Billon, 21 mm, 1.64 g, 5 h), Constantinople, before 1230/37. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Archangel Michael standing facing, holding short trifid scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left. DOC 16 (type P). SB 2036. Dark glossy patina. Roughly clipped, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1267
John Comnenus-Ducas, as emperor of Thessalonica, 1237-1242. Trachy (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.77 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. Outstretched wing to left. Rev. Facing half-length bust of John, holding in right hand banner decorated with two cross-in-rings. DOC 31. SB 2217. Very rare. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1268
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 27 mm, 1.77 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. St. Demetrius standing facing, holding spear in right hand, shield in left; in left field, star. Rev. Three-quarter length bust of Michael facing, holding labarum in right hand; in left field, lis. DOC 180-1. PCPC 80. SB 2307. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1269
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 24 mm, 1.24 g, 12 h), obverse brockage, Thessalonica. Incuse of reverse. Rev. Emperor standing facing, holding long cross in right hand, large fleur-de-lis in left. DOC 176-9. PCPC 79. SB 2306. Rare and unusual error strike. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1270
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 23 mm, 2.21 g, 7 h), Constantinople. IC XC Christ, nimbate, standing facing, raising right hand in benediction. Rev. Michael enthroned facing, holding labarum-headed scepter in right hand, globus in left. DOC 100-2. PCPC 35. SB 2290. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1271
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 22 mm, 1.79 g, 5 h), Constantinople. The Theotokos, orans, standing facing slightly left. Rev. Michael, holding cross-tipped scepter in right hand, and St. George, standing facing, holding labarum between them. DOC 64-5. PCPC 25. SB 2264. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1272
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 24 mm, 1.71 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Half-length facing bust of the archangel St. Michael. Rev. Emperor standing facing, holding long cruciform scepter in right hand, castle in left; B - B across field. DOC 107-8. PCPC 44. SB 2280. Green patina. Good fine.
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Lot 1273
Andronicus II Palaeologus, with Michael IX, 1282-1328. Hyperpyron (Gold, 25 mm, 4.00 g, 6 h), Class II, Constantinople, 1294-1303. [MP - ΘV] / P Half-length figure of the Virgin Mary, orans, within city walls with six towers; in the upper field, sigla of four pellets. Rev. {ANΔΡΟΝΙΚΟC XM ΔECPOTIC or similar] / IC - XC Christ standing facing, crowning Andronicus and Michael kneeling to left and right, respectively. Cf. DOC 235-261 (sigla not recorded). LPC 62.1. PCPC 127, sigla -. SB 2396. Some flat areas and graffiti, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1274
Andronicus II Palaeologus, with Michael IX, 1282-1328. Basilikon (Silver, 19 mm, 1.70 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1304-1320. KYPIЄ BOHΘEI / IC XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne, raising his right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. ΑΝΔΡΟΝΙΚΟ ΜΧΗΛ ΔECΠΟ Andronicus and Michael standing facing, each raising hand to chest and holding labarum between them. DOC 510. PCPC 134. SB 2402. Very rare with imperial legends. Toned. Typical flat areas, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare trachy of John V Palaeologus
Lot 1275
John V Palaeologus, 1341-1391. Trachy Nomisma (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 1.87 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. Double-headed eagle; stars in upper fields. Rev. John V on left, holding cruciform scepter in right hand, and nimbate military Saint, on right, holding a model of the city between them; above emperor, manus Dei; in upper right field, [star]. DOC V -. LPC p. 206, 4 (Andronicus II). PCPC -. SB 2362 (Andronicus II). Very fine.
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Rare follaro of Manuel II Palaeologus
Lot 1276
Manuel II Palaeologus, 1391-1425. Follaro (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.58 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Four stars in angles of cross. Rev. MANOYHΛ Crowned facing bust of Manuel. DOC 1610. LPC p. 166, 11. PCPC 341. SB 2559. Rare. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1277
BYZANTINE SEALS. John Kostomyres, proedros, Circa 11th century. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 17.5 mm, 4.67 g, 11 h). O/ IΩ / O -XP/CT'/M' Draped bust of St John Chrysostom holding the Book of Gospels and raising his right hand in benediction. Rev. +KE BΘ/ IΩ ΠPOE/ΔPΩ TΩ K/CTOMYP in four lines within plain doted border. BZS.1955.1.3108 (same bulloterion). Rare and in exceptional quality . Some uncleaned deposits as found, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1278
BYZANTINE SEALS. Christophoros Mytilineos, Circa 11th century. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 33 mm, 21.25 g, 11 h). +KE BO/HΘEI TΩ / CΩ ΔOYΛ, XPIC/TOΦOP, B' A'/CΠAΘA/-P- in six lines within dotted circle. Rev. KPIT' E/ΠI T' IΠΠO/ΔPOM' K TΩN / ANATOΛIK'/ TΩ MITYΛH/-NAIΩ-/• in seven lines within dotted circle. Struck on a broad flan. Scuffs on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
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A choice example of a Bohemond I follis
Lot 1279
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond I, 1098-1111. Follis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.50 g, 10 h). [O ΠE-(TP)O]C Bust of St. Peter facing, nimbate, with curly hair and a short, curly beard, wearing a tunic, raising his right hand in benediction and holding a cross in his left. Rev. [B / H] / M / [T] within angles of cross pommetée and fleuronée (Cross of the Tree of Life). CCS 1. Metcalf 47-8. A superb example of this very rare issue. Good very fine.
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Lot 1280
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 3.55 g, 11 h). O/ ΠΕ/[T-Ρ/Ο/C] Nimbate bust of St. Peter facing, raising right hand in blessing and holding cross in his left. Rev. +/ KЄ BOI/ΘH TO ΔY/ΛO COV T/ANKPI in five lines. CCS 3a. Metcalf 50. Schlumberger pl II, 6. Wäckerlin 79-84. A very clear and well-struck piece with a mottled brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1281
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.09 g, 6 h), second type. [+KЄ BO TO TANKRЄ] or similar Bearded bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban and chain mail, and holding sword in his right hand. Rev. IC XC / NI-KA in quarters of cross with pellets on the end of each arm. CCS 4a. Metcalf 63-70. Schlumberger pl. 2, 7. Wäckerlin 85-7. Olive-green patina. Overstruck as usual on a follis of the first type (Metcalf 49ff.), otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1282
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 2.61 g, 6 h), second type. +KЄ BO TO TANKRЄ or similar Bearded bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban and chain mail, and holding sword in right hand. Rev. IC XC NI-KA in quarters of cross with pellets on the end of each arm and floral base. CCS 4a. Metcalf 63-70. Schlumberger pl. 2, 7. Wäckerlin 85-7. Well struck. Overstruck as usual on a follis of the first type (Metcalf 49ff.), otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1283
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 2.83 g, 3 h). S/ [P/Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Light green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1284
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 3.60 g, 3 h). S/ [P/Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Interesting and well struck, attractive light brown-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1285
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 2.97 g, 3 h). S/ P/[Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1286
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.63 g, 6 h). IC XC Nimbate bust of Jesus Christ facing, with pellet decorating each arm of nimbus. Rev. TA-NK/P-H in the quarters of a cross pommetée with pellets at the end of each arm and floral ornament at base. CCS 5. Metcalf 83. Schlumberger pl. 2, 8. Wäckerlin 98-102. Green patina; with an unusually fine depiction of Christ. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1287
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 3.08 g, 6 h). IC XC Nimbate bust of Jesus Christ facing, with pellet decorating each arm of nimbus. Rev. TA-[NK]/P-[H] in the quarters of a cross pommetée with pellets at the end of each arm and floral ornament at base. CCS 5. Metcalf 83. Schlumberger pl. 2, 8. Wäckerlin 98-102. Green and brown patina. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
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