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15 May 2013
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 206
Anastasius I. 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 4.59 g 6), Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 507-518. DN ANASTASIVS PP AVC Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius 3/4 facing to right, holding spear in his right hand and with shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCCΘ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long, rho-topped cross; to left, star. DOC 7i. MIBE 7. SB 5. Lustrous and well struck. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 207
Justin I. 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 4.45 g 6), Constantinople, 10th officina (Ι). DN IVSTINVS PP AVC Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Justin I three quarter facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC I / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; in right field, star. DOC 2i. MIBE 3. SB 56. An attractive and lustrous example. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 208
Justinian I. 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 4.55 g 6), Thessalonica, 562-565. D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding cross on globe in his upraised right hand and with a shield bearing a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross topped with Ρ in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; to right, star. DOC -. MIB 23. SB 173c. Lustrous and well struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 209
Justin II. 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 4.58 g 6), Constantinople, second officina (B), 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 AVCCCB / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4b. MIBE 5. SB 345. Attractive and well struck. Minor striking fault on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 210
Justin II. 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 4.48 g 6), Thessalonica. 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 AVCCC / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC -. MIBE 16. SB 364D. Lustrous and perfectly struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1410 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 211
Justin II. 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 4.57 g 6), Thessalonica. 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 AVCCC / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC -. MIBE 16. SB 364D. Sharp, well-struck and well-centered. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 212
Maurice Tiberius. 582-602. Solidus (Gold, 4.49 g 7), Constantinople, eighth officina (H). dN mAVRC TIb PP AVI Draped and cuirassed bust of Maurice facing, wearing diademed and plumed helmet and holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVCC H / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, christogram-topped cross in his right. DOC 5 (h). MIB 6. SB 478. Lustrous and perfectly centered. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 213
Phocas. 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 4.47 g 6), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 603. dN FOCAS PERP AVC Draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown with pendilia and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVCC ε / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, christogram-topped cross in his right. DOC 1. MIB 5. SB 616. Bright and perfectly centered. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 214
Phocas. 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 4.49 g 7), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 609-610. dNN FOCAS PERP AVC Draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGU I / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, christogram-topped cross in his right; in field to right, N. DOC 11c.3. MIB 12a. SB 621. Some striking flatness in the legend, but with a perfect, sharp portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 215
Heraclius Constantine, 641. Solidus (Gold, 4.51 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 11 March-July 641. Three standing emperors, all crowned, wearing chlamys and holding a globus cruciger; from left to right, Heraclonas, Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine. Rev. VICTORIA AVႺЧ I / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps; to left, Heraclian monogram; to right, Κ. DOC 45. MIB 52. S 770. Very rare, especially in this condition. A superb example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 5600 CHF
Estimate: 7000 CHF
Lot 216
Constantine IV Pogonatus, 668-685. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.13 g, 6 h), Syracuse, 681-685. d NCONSTANႺЧ Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Constantine IV facing, holding spear in his right hand and with shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVVg Θ. / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 59a var. MIB 37 var. S 1204 var. Very rare. Clearly and attractively struck. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 217
Justinian II, with Tiberius, Second reign, 705-711. Solidus (Gold, 4.40 g 6), Constantinople, 706. d N IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM Draped bust of Christ facing, with cross behind his head and with curly hair and a short beard; he holds a book of Gospels in his left hand and raises his right in benediction. Rev. dN IUSTINIANUS MULTUS AN’ Crowned facing bust of Justinian II, wearing loros and holding cross potent on three steps in his right hand and a patriarchal cross on a globe inscribed PAX in his left. DOC 1. MIB 1. SB 1413. Obverse very slightly off center, but very sharply struck and most attractive. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 218
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus I. 913-959. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 4.40 g 7), Constantinople, 920/921. +IhS XPS REX REႺ NANTIႷ M✳ Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne, raising right hand in benediction and, with his left hand, holding book of Gospels on his left knee. Rev. COnSTnT CE ROMAn AVGGb Crowned facing busts of Constantine VII, beardless on the left, and Romanus I, with short beard on the right; both wearing a loros and both holding, with their right hands, a long patriarchal cross on globe. DOC 3. SB 1741. Very rare. Sharp and unusually nice. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6600 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
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