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Lot 4258

Constantine V, Copronymus, with Leo IV, 751-775. Gold Solidus (3.86 g) minted at Syracuse. Facing busts of Constantine V, with short beard on left and Leo IV, beardless on right; each wearing crown and chlamys with cross between their heads. Reverse: Facing bust of Leo III, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, and holding cross potent. Partial legends legible. Sear 1565; Morrisson 23/Sy/02. Some minor die rust obliterating the reverse legend. Fully lustrous and needle sharp. Well struck on an oblong flan. Very rare. NGC graded Mint State; Strike:3/5, Surface: 5/5.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized $1,783

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