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Lot 4257

Constantine V, Copronymus, 741-775. Gold Solidus (4.4g) minted at Constantinople, from 751. CONSTANTINOS S LEON O NEOS. Busts facing of Constantine V, with short beard, and Leo IV, slightly smaller and beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys; above, cross. Reverse: G LE - ON P A MЧL. Bust facing of Leo III, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, holding cross potent in right hand. Sear 1551; DO 2. Extremely Fine.

Issued after June 6, 751, when Constantine V made his son Leo IV associate ruler.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
The Hunter Collection.

Realized $1,208

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