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Lot 4671

Constantine VIII, 1025-1028. Gold Histamenon Nomisma (4.4g) minted at Constantinople. + IhS XIS REX REGNANTINM. Nimbate bust facing of Christ Pantokrator, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels in left; nimbus adorned with a crescent in each upper quarter; triple border. Reverse: + CWNSTANTIN bASILEYS ROM. Bust facing of Constantine with long beard, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum in right hand, akakia in left; triple border. Sear 1815; DO 1. Lustrous. Superb Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $800 - 900.
The Hunter Collection.

Realized $1,006

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