obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Lot 789
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.46 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 8th officina (H), 491-498. 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 in right hand a long voided cross; in field to right, star. DOC 3g. MIBE 4a. SB 3. Small area of striking weakness, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 790
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 491-498. 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 Δ / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding in right hand a long voided cross; in field to right, star. DOC (3d). MIBE 4a. SB 3. Well-centered and well-struck. Extremely fine.
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Lot 791
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina, 498. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC 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 I / CONOB Victory standing left, holding in right hand a long staff surmounted by reversed christogram; in field to left, star. DOC 6 (officina not listed). MIBE 6a. SB 4. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 792
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 10.5 mm, 4.45 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (S retrograde), 498. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC 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 B / CONOB Victory standing left, holding in right hand a long staff surmounted by reversed christogram; in field to left, star. DOC 6 (officina not listed). MIBE 6a. SB 4. Minor flatness on nose, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 793
Anastasius I, 491-518. Semissis (Gold, 18 mm, 2.09 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 set on knee; in field to left, star; in field to right, staurogram. DOC 9. MIBE 10. SB 7. Well centered on a broad flan. Crinkling, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 794
Anastasius I, 491-518. Tremissis (Gold, 13.5 mm, 1.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 492-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVI Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left; in field to right, star. DOC 10a. MIB 13. SB 8. Clear and well struck; unusual style. Good very fine.
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Lot 795
Anastasius I, 491-518. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.90 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 498-507. [D N] ANAST-SIVS PP A[VG] Diademed and draped bust of Anastasius to right, cross at point of diadem. Rev. CON Large M, cross above. DOC 16. MIBE 22. SB 14. Dark brown patina. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 796
Anastasius I, 491-518. Follis (Bronze, 35.5 mm, 18.04 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 498-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. Δ / CON Large M between two six-pointed stars; above, cross. DOC 23f. MIBE 27. SB 19. Brown surfaces. A couple of scratches on obverse. Very fine.
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Lot 797
Justin I, 518-527. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 17.44 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ). D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right. Rev. Δ / CON Large M between two six-pointed stars; above, cross. DOC 8d. MIBE 11. SB 62. Dark greenish-brown patina. Die-shift during striking, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 798
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.06 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1st officina (A), 527-538. DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVI Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield on his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCC A / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC (3a). MIB 5. SB 137. Light scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 799
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.41 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), 527-538. DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield on his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCC B / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC (3b). MIBE 5. SB 137. Boldly struck. Good very fine.
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Lot 800
Justin II, 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (ς), 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 AVCCC ς / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4e. MIB 5. SB 345. Striking weakness and a couple of faint scratches in reverse field, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 801
Justin II, 565-578. Pentanummium (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 2.02 g, 1 h), Constantinople. Monogram of Justin II. Rev. Large Є; to right, Γ. DOC 60c. MIBE 45. SB 363. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 30 CHF
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Lot 802
Justin II, with Sophia, 565-578. Follis or 40 nummi (Bronze, 30.5 mm, 16.91 g, 12 h), Carthage, 6th officina (S), year 8 = 572-573. [D N] IVS[TIN]O ET SOFIA AC / VITA facing busts of Justin, on left, helmeted and cuirassed, and Sophia, on right, crowned and draped. Rev. A/N/N/O - V/III / S / KAR Large M; above, cross. DOC 198. MIBE 73. SB 393. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 803
Phocas, 602-610. 3/4 Follis or 30 Nummi (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.07 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 1st officina (A), year 8 = 605-606. O N FOCAS PERP AV[G] Crowned, draped, and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing. Rev. ςII /KYZA Large XXX; above, cross. DOC -. MIB 77. SB 666. Good centering with a strong, bold strike; attractive brown patina with green overtones. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 804
Phocas, 602-610. 40 Nummia or Follis (Copper, 26 mm, 10.74 g, 12 h), Theoupolis (Antioch), regnal year 2 = 603-4. D N FOCA NE PE AV To left, Phocas, crowned holding globus cruciger; to right Leontia, nimbate and crowned, holding cross-tipped scepter, in field above cross. Rev. A/N/N/O II / THEUP´ Huge M (value); above, cross. DOC 84. MIBE 83a. SB 671. Attractive, nice details; brown surfaces. Very fine.
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Lot 805
Revolt of the Heraclii, 608-610. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 10.44 g, 6 h), Alexandria, 1st officina, Indictional year XIIII = 610. dmN E[RAC]LIO CONSUL II Bareheaded busts of Heraclius and his father, the exarch Heraclius, wearing consular robes; between them and above, cross. Rev. ANNO - X/IIII / A/[AΛEX]ANΔ Large M; above, cross above. DOC 16 (Alexandretta). MIB 16a. SB 723 (Alexandretta). Brown patina. Reverse corroded, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 806
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.22 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 629-631. dd NN hERACLIЧI ET hERA CONIT PP AV Crowned, with cross on circlet, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, on the left, with long beard, and Heraclius Constantine, on the right; between them above, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ I / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 26j. MIB 29. SB 749. Graffiti on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 807
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.38 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 629-631. dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST P P AV Crowned, with cross on circlet, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, on the left, with long beard, and Heraclius Constantine, on the right; between them above, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ Θ / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 26i. MIB 29. SB 749. About extremely fine.
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Lot 808
Heraclius, with Martina and Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.41 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina, regnal year 16 = 625-626. Heraclius between Martina, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right, each standing facing, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger in their right hands. Rev. ANNO - X/Ч / Δ//CON Large M; to left, monogram. DOC 100d. MIB 162. SB 808. A very nicely struck example. Overstruck, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 809
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Follis (Bronze, 28 mm, 9.64 g, 1 h), Seleucia Isauriae, 1st officina (A), regnal year 7 = 616-617. [dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AVC] Crowned, with cross on circlet, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, on the left, larger and bearded, and, on the right, Heraclius Constantine smaller and beardless; above, between them, cross. Rev. [A/N/N/O] - ςI // A / SELISЧ large M surmounted by Christogram. DOC 180a. MIB 192. SB 844. Brown patina; overstruck. Very fine.
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Lot 810
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Follis (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 12.43 g, 12 h), Seleucia Isauriae, 1st officina (A), regnal year 7 = 616-617. [dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AVC] Crowned, with cross on circlet, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, on the left, larger and bearded, and, on the right, Heraclius Constantine smaller and beardless; above, between them, cross. Rev. [A/N/N/O] - ςI // A / SELISЧ large M surmounted by Christogram. DOC 180a. MIB 192. SB 844. Earthen brown patina. Pit on reverse edge, perhaps active, otherwise, very fine.
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An attractive, well-struck example
Lot 811
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Half Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.64 g, 7 h), Seleucia Isauriae, 1st officina (A), year 7 = 616-617. Debased legend Crowned and draped busts of Heraclius, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right, facing; above, cross. Rev. A/N/N/O - ςI / A Large K; above, cross. DOC 182a. MIB 195. SB 847. Exceptionally well-struck for this typically crude issue. Dark green patina and overstruck on an uncertain type. Good very fine.
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Lot 812
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 11.5 mm, 4.46 g, 5 h), Carthage, Indictional year 11 (IA) = 622-623. [D N ERACLIO ET ERA] CONTAN PPV IA Facing busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, both crowned and draped; between them, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AC IA / CONOB Cross potent on base and two steps. DOC 212. MIB 84-9. SB 867. very fine.
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Lot 813
Heraclius, 610-641. Follis or 40 nummi (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 13.43 g, 7 h), Sicilian mint, 632-641. Countermark of crowned facing bust of Heraclius and monogram on a follis of Justin I from Constantinople. Rev. SCLs. DOC 241. MBBS 14. MIB pl. 18, Km 4. SB 882. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 814
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Decanummium (Bronze, 14 mm, 5.18 g, 6 h), Catania, year 16 = 625-626. Crowned, draped and cuirassed busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine facing; above, cross. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/ς / [CAT] Large I. DOC 257. MIB 241. SB 886. Struck on a particularly thick flan. Very fine.
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Lot 815
Heraclius, 610-641. Quarter Siliqua (Silver, 11 mm, 0.42 g, 5 h), Ravenna. D N ERAC-LIVS P P AV Diademed and draped bust of Heraclius to right. Rev. Cross potent within wreath. DOC 281. MIBE 156. SB 907. Die-break at top of head on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 816
Constans II, 641-668. Hexagram (Silver, 27 mm, 6.73 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 648-651/2. d N CONSTAN-TINYS P P AV Crowned facing bust of Constans II, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger. Rev. DEYS AdIYTA ROMANIS Cross potent set on globe and three steps. DOC 50. MIB 144. SB 991. Toned. Partial flat strike as is normal for this issue, light scratches and marks under tone, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 817
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 11 mm, 4.42 g, 7 h), Carthage, Indictional year 2 (B) = 643-644. D N CONSTANTIN P Beardless crowned and draped facing bust of Constans, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA Δ B / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 107.2. MIB 56. SB 1029. Well centered. Struck from slightly rusty dies, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 818
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 11.5 mm, 4.38 g, 6 h), Carthage, Indictional year 4 (Δ) = 645-646. D N CONSTATINI P Beardless crowned and draped facing bust of Constans, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA ACCV I Δ / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 107.3. MIB 56. SB 1029. Die-break on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 819
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 11 mm, 4.45 g, 7 h), Carthage, Indictional year S (6) = 647/8. D N CON - TATINV P Beardless crowned and draped facing bust of Constans, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORI AVЧ Δ S (retrograde) / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 107 (unrecorded indiction). MIB 56. SB 1029. Good very fine.
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Lot 820
Constans II, 641-668. Follis or 40 nummi (Bronze, 25 mm, 3.86 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 5th officina, year 2 = 642-643. EN TƔT NIKA Constans standing facing, wearing crown and chlamys, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Rev. Large m between ANA and NEOϞ; above, star; in exergue, EII. DOC 60e. MIB 162c. SB 1000. Brown patina; mostly clear legends and scarce thus. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 821
Constans II, 641-668. Follis or 40 nummi (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.38 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 641-648. EN TƔTO NIKA Constans standing facing, wearing crown and chlamys, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Rev. Large m between OΦΑ and NEOϞ; above, ANA; in exergue, [...]. Cf. DOC 61 and 63. MIB 163a. SB 1001. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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Imitation of Constans II solidus
Lot 822
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 18.5 mm, 4.43 g, 5 h), pseudo imperial coinage, a very early Arab-Byzantine imitation (?). N COHSTAN-TINV Crowned, draped and short-bearded bust of Constans II facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVςЧ Cross potent on base and three steps. SB 953 ff. (for prototype). Same dies as Leu Winterthur 7, 1932 (as an uncertain Germanic tribe). A very interesting imitation. Good very fine.
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Lot 823
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo IV and Leo III, 741-775. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 756-764. 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 LЄ-ON PA MЧL Crowned bust of Leo III facing, wearing loros and holding a cross potent on base in his right hand. DOC 2d.2. Füeg 5.A.5. SB 1551. Lustrous. A well struck centered and clear solidus. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 824
Leo IV the Khazar, with Constantine VI, 775-780. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 776-778. LЄOҺVS S ЄΓΓOҺ COҺSτAҺτInOS O ҺЄS Crowned equal sized busts of Leo IV, bearded and on the left, and Constantine VI, beardless and on the right, facing and wearing chlamys; between their heads, cross and pellet. Rev. LЄOҺ PAP' COҺSτAҺτIҺOS PAτHR Θ 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 1b. Füeg 1 (this variety not recorded). SB 1583. Good very fine.
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Lot 825
Constantine VI, with Leo III, Constantine V, and Leo IV, 780-797. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.42 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 780-787. LЄOҺ VS SЄqqOҺ COҺSτAҺτI O ҺЄOS B 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.C.1. SB 1584 (as Leo IV). A nicely centered, lustrous and of an unusual fine style for the series, solidus. Good very fine.
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Lot 826
Constantine VI, with Leo III, Constantine V, and Leo IV, 780-797. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.44 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 780-787. LЄOҺ VS S ЄΓΓOҺ COҺSτAҺτI O ҺЄOS (last S vertical) 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.2.1. SB 1584 (as Leo IV). A nicely centered, lustrous and of an unusual fine style for the series, solidus. Good very fine.
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Lot 827
Michael I Rhangabe, with Theophylactus, 811-813. Miliaresion (Silver, 22 mm, 2.15 g, 12 h), Constantinople. IhSЧS XRIS-tЧS hICA Cross potent on base and three steps. Rev. + MIXA/HL S ΘΕΟFV/LACtE EC Θ' / bASILIS RO/MAIOh in five lines within triple border of dots. DOC 3. SB 1616. Scatches, minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 828
Theophilus, with Constantine and Michael II, 829-842. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 831-842. ✷ΘEOFI-LOS bASIL E' Θ Crowned facing bust of Theophilus, wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross in his right hand and akakia in his left. Rev. +MIXAHL S COnSTnhTIҺ' Facing busts of Michael and Constantine, each wearing crown with cross and chlamys; above, between their heads, cross. DOC 3e. Füeg 3.H.2.z. SB 1653. A couple of light marks and scratches, reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 829
Theophilus, 829-842. Semissis (Gold, 12 mm, 1.12 g, 5 h), 250, Syracuse, 831-842. ΘEΟ-CΙΛΟS Crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. ΘEΟ-CΙΛΟS Crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Anastasi 560. DOC 26c. SB 1674. About extremely fine.
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Lot 830
Theophilus, 829-842. Semissis (Gold, 13 mm, 1.73 g, 5 h), 250, Syracuse, 831-842. ΘϵΟ-CΙΛΟS Crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. ΘϵΟ-CΙΛΟS Crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Anastasi 560. DOC 26c. SB 1674. Extremely fine.
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Lot 831
Leo VI the Wise, 886-912. Follis (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 7.32 g, 6 h), Constantinople. + LEON BAS-ILEVS ROm' Crowned bust of Leo VI facing, wearing chlamys and holding akakia. Rev. + LЄOҺ/ ЄҺ ӨЄO ЬA/SILЄVS R/OMЄOҺ in four lines. DOC 8. SB 1729. Brown patina and well centered, sporting a proud portrait of Leo. Very fine.
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Lot 832
Leo VI the Wise, with Alexander, 886-912. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 4.53 g, 6 h), Constantinople. + LEOҺ S ALEΞAҺDROS Crowned figures of Leo VI and Alexander enthroned facing, each wearing loros; labarum between them. Rev. + LEOҺ / S ALEΞAҺ/DROS ЬASIL / ROMEOҺ in four lines. DOC 6. SB 1730. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Clipped to be used in a pendant or a ring
Lot 833
Anonymous Folles, time of Basil II & Constantine VIII, circa 976-1025. Follis (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 4.04 g, 6 h), Class A2, Constantinople. [+ EMMA-NOVHΛ/ IC XC] Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing cross nimbus with two pellets in each arm, his right hand raised in blessing and holding Gospels in his left. Rev. [+ IҺSЧS/ XR]IST[ЧS/ Ь]ASILЄЧ/ ЬASILЄ in four lines. DOC A2. SB 1813. Carefully clipped to be used in jewellery. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 834
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Histamenon nomisma (Gold, 27 mm, 4.44 g, 5 h), Constantinople. +IhS XIS REX RESnAnTIhM Christ Pantokrator seated facing on lyre-backed throne, right hand raised in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. +CωnSTAnT bASILEuS RM Bust of Constantine IX facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2a. SB 1829. Well centered on a broad flan. Good very fine.
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Lot 835
Constantine X Ducas, 1059-1067. Histamenon (Gold, 25 mm, 4.39 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 836
Michael VII Ducas, 1071-1078. Histamenon nomisma (Gold, 27 mm, 4.31 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing; in field, IC - XC. Rev. +MIX-AHΛ BACIΛ [O Δ] Crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2. SB 1868. Nicely centered. A couple of scratches in the margins, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 837
Nicephorus Basilacius, usurper, 1078. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 4.05 g, 5 h). IC - XC Nimbate facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. C - B / N - B Jeweled patriarchal cross set upon base. DOC 2c (Nicephorus Bryennius). SB 1890. A rare coin. Overstruck and obverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Imperial seal of Nicephorus III Botaniates
Lot 838
Nicephorus III Botaniates, 1078-1081. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 31 mm, 24.53 g, 12 h), Constantinople. Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing; in field, IC - XC. Rev. +NIKHΦP ΔECΠT TΩ BOTANIATΩ Nicephorus III, crowned and wearing imperial robes, standing facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger. Zacos 98. Bangs and marks, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 839
Nicephorus III Botaniates, 1078-1081. Histamenon (Electrum, 29 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h), Constantinople. IC-XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne with square back. Rev. +NIKHΦ ΔECΠ Tω BOTANIAT' Constantine standing facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger. DOC 2. SB 1882. Well centered. Light scratches and marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Extremely rare
Lot 840
Nicephorus III Botaniates, 1078-1081. 2/3 Miliaresion (Silver, plated, 21 mm, 0.90 g, 6 h). (MHP) - ΘV Half-length figure of the Virgin, nimbate and orans, facing. Rev. + ΝΙΚΗΦΡ [ΔΕC Τω RΟΤΑΝΙ]ΑΤ The emperor standing facing, wearing crowned and loros, holding labarum with X on the shaft and globus cruciger. DOC 8. SB 1887. Extremely rare and listed as unique in Sear, but a few other examples have appeared on the market in recent years. Brownish-green patina with just a trace of silvering remaining. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 841
Alexius I Comnenus, 1081-1118. Hyperpyron (Gold, 31 mm, 4.38 g, 6 h), Reform coinage, Constantinople, 1092-1118. + KE RO-HΘEI / IC - XC Christ seated facing, nimbate, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in his left. Rev. A ΛE ΞIΩ ΔECΠOTΗ - TW KO MNH NΩ Alexius standing facing, crowned, wearing jeweled robes and holding labarum in his right hand and cross on globe in his left; above, Manus Dei; on the chlamys border, six pellets. DOC 20c. SB 1912. Toned. Some minor crinkling, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Unpublished trachy of Manuel Comnenus-Ducas
Lot 842
Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, despot of Thessalonica, 1230-1237. Trachy (Bronze, 24 mm, 2.25 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. [MTHP] - ΘV The Virgin, orans,standing facing. Rev. [MANV]HΛ Δ-[ΕCΠΟΤ...] Manuel and St. George standing facing, holding between them sheathed sword; St. George holds spear in left hand. DOC -. SB -. Unpublished. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 843
John III Ducas (Vatatzes), emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Hyperpyron (Gold, 27.5 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Magnesia, 1232-1254 (?). IC - XC Christ enthroned facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, raising his right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in his left; pellet above throne to right. Rev. Fragmentary inscription. John, on the left, standing facing, wearing divitision and loros, holding anexikakia in his left hand and labarum in his right, crowned by the Virgin, nimbate and standing facing on the right; at sides of the Virgin's head, MP - ΘV. DOC 5. SB 2073. Lightly toned. Some areas with striking defects and minor graffito on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 844
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 2.24 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Half-length figure of St. Theodore facing, holding spear across chest in right hand. Rev. Michael standing facing, holding cruciform scepter in right hand and akakia in left, being crowned by Christ standing facing. DOC 79-81. LPC 13. PCPC 31. SB 2270. Brown patina. Edge splits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 845
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 25 mm, 1.73 g, 6 h), Constantinople. O/A/ΓΙ/Ο/[ς]] Θ[ΕΟ]/ΔΟ[Ρ/Ος] Half-length figure of St. Theodore facing, holding spear and shield. Rev. [Χ/Μ Ι]C XC / O[Π]/ΑΛ/Ο[ς] Michael standing facing, holding cruciform scepter and akakia, being crowned by Christ standing facing. DOC 79-81. PCPC 31. SB 2270. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 846
Andronicus II Palaeologus, 1282-1328. Trachy (Bronze, 25 mm, 1.68 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. St. Demetrius standing facing; in upper left field, star. Rev. Andronicus standing facing, holding cruciform scepter and globus cruciger; two stars to left, manus Dei to upper right. DOC 811. LPC p. 212, 14. PCPC 246. SB 2373. Black patina. Fine / good very fine.
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Lot 847
Andronicus II Palaeologus, with Michael IX, 1282-1328. Trachy (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 1.26 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. Full-length figures of Andronicus II, on right, wearing stemma, divitison and loros, holding cruciform scepter in left hand, and with right hand crowning Michael IX, on left, similarly attired, holdingscrciform scepter in right hand and anexikakia in left; in left and right fields, large six-pointed stars. Rev. Six-pointed floral star. Cf. DOC 765. Cf. LPC p. 230, 5. Cf. PCPC 229. Cf. SB 2457 (all lacking the two stars on the reverse). Possibly an unpublished variety. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Only a few coins known
Lot 848
Matthew Asen Cantacuzene, 1353-1357. Half Basilikon (Silver, 15 mm, 0.47 g, 12 h), Adrianopole (?), c. 1352. St. Michael on left, within city walls, holding scepter in right hand and sword in left, being blessed by St. John the Baptist on right, barefoot and wearing sheepskin, standing left; between them, monogram. Rev. KTKΣИ-ΛCΝ Matthew standing facing, holding cruciform scepter in right hand; star in left field. DOC -, but cf. pp. 190-1. S. Bendall, "A New Coin of Matthew Asen Cantacuzenus," NCirc 95, 1987, p. 40 var. P. Protonotarios, "Une monnaie de l'Empereur Asen Cantacuzène (1354-1357)," RN 1981, p. 98, fig. 2 var. PCPC 304; Sear 2543; SM 217, 2005, p. 7ff. (1290). Extremely rare - one of only a few coins recorded for this emperor. Very fine.
Current Bid: 2000 CHF
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Lot 849
John V Palaeologus, with John VI, 1341-1391. Basilikon (Silver, 18 mm, 1.07 g, 12 h), Constantinople. IWE/XW O/Π/Α Ε-Φ John V, nimbate on horseback right, holding cruciform scepter in right hand. Rev. IWE/XW O/ΠΑ Β-Α John VI, nimbate on horseback right, holding cruciform scepter in right hand. DOC -. LPC p. 144, 7. PCPC 292. SB 2532. Wonderful light tone and lovely sharp strike. Hiarline flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1000 CHF
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Lot 850
Manuel II Palaeologus, 1391-1425. Half Stavraton (Silver, 12.5 mm, 2.98 g, 6 h), Light (Class II) coinage, Constantinople, 1403-1425. Barred IC XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing; to left, flower. Rev. ΜΑΝΟΗΛΧΟΤΟΘΟΠΙCΤΟCΒΑ Crowned bust of Manuel II facing; to left and right, pellet. DOC 1472-9. LPC p. 160, 2. PCPC 334, sigla 69. SB 2552. Toned. Minor porosity. Very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
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Lot 851
John VIII Palaeologus, 1425-1448. Follaro (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 0.48 g, 5 h), Constantinople. IωΑ - ΔΕC Bust of emperor facing, bearded, wearing stemma and maniakon. Rev. Cross with a star in each angle. DOC 1394-5. LPC p. 174, 4. PCPC 351. SB 2567. Rare. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 852
John V Palaeologus, 1341-1391. Tornese (Billon, 15 mm, 0.57 g, 7 h), an example of the anonymous "Politikon" coinage, Constantinople, c. 1320-1350. +ΠOΛITIKON Cross pattée. Rev. Castle with gabled center and side towers; above, cross between two pellets. DOC 1209-14. LPC p. 184, 7. SB 2578. Very rare and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
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Lot 853
Uncertain ruler, late 5th-6th century. Weight of 6-ounkia (Bronze, 44 mm, 160.00 g), A uniface, square commercial weight, its top ornamented with engraved designs, and with slightly curved edges. Γᴑ S with large cross between; all engraved in outline and inlaid in silver; all within stylized wreath with ties below; below the cross and in upper left and right corners, floral ornaments. Rev. Plain with some file marks as made. Bendall 58. Dark brown patina. Earthen deposits on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Interesting glass weight
Lot 854
BYZANTINE WEIGHTS. Leontios eparch, Circa 6th-7th century. Weight (Glass, 18.5 mm, 1.47 g), in the weight of a tremissis. +ΛEONTIOY Facing bust of the eparch Leontios, holding mappa with his uplifted right hand; the whole within incuse. Rev. Plain. Cf. Zacos 2996-3002. Aqua blue glass; glass weights for tremissis are quite scarce. Some deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 855
Circa 6th-7th century. Weight of 1 Ounce (Bronze, 24 mm, 27.68 g). Latin cross above Γ° - Α; all within wreath-like border. Rev. Plain. Lathed surfaces typical of the time period; green patina. Very fine.
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Unusual weight of one solidus
Lot 856
BYZANTINE WEIGHTS. Symeon Presbyteros, Circa 6th - 7th century. Weight of 1-nomisma (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.41 g, 1 h), a circular coin weight with plain edges. +CYMEΩNOC* around monogram of ΠPECBYTEPOC. Rev. Large Ṅo engraved. A very unusual weight, useful to distinguish full weight solidi from clipped or plated. Some adjustment marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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