Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 75

September Pre Long Beach

Byzantine Coinage
Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 2663
Anastasius I. 491-518. Gold Solidus (4.50g). Constantinople, 507-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG, diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing an enemy below. Reverse VICTORI-A AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding long staff surmounted by reversed P; in left field, star; B//CONOB. DOC 7b; MIBE 7; SB 5. Superb Nearly Mint State. Estimated Value $800 - 900
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Lot 2664
Justinian II. Gold Solidus (4.42g), first reign, 685-695. Constantinople, 685-695. Facing bust of Christ, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels; cross behind his head.Reverse: Emperor standing facing, and holding akakia and cross potent set upon two steps; […]//CONOB. DOC 7; MIB 8a; SB 1248. Marvelous detailed portrait of both Christ and Justinian II. Virtually as struck. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimated Value $4,000 - 5,000
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Lot 2665
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo IV, 751-775. Gold Solidus (4.4g). Facing busts of Constantine V, with short beard (on l.) and his son Leo IV, beardless (on r.) each wearing crown and chlamys; pellet between. Reverse: Facing bust of Leo III wearing crown and loros, holding cross potent. Sear 1551. D.O. 2. R. 1750-52. Lightly toned. Scarce. Very Fine. Estimated Value $400 - 500
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Lot 2666
Byzantine Empire. 10th Century Lead Seal (14.6g). 24 mm. Facing bearded bust of an emperor(?) holding gospels. Reverse: IHΘΣI / CIΛΣI W / ΠPOΣΛPO / ΛOYKAEΔE / HΨΛΠ. Very Fine. Estimated Value $300 - 400
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