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Lot 156

Byzantine Empire. Constantine IV, Pogonatus, 668-685 AD. Gold Solidus (4.47 g), Constantinople mint, struck 681-685 AD. Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantine facing slightly to right, holding spear with his right hand and with shield, ornamented with a charging horseman, at his left shoulder. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps; officina A. SBC 1158; D.O. 15a; MIB 11. Crisp and highly lustrous, with only minor flatness at bottom of portrait and corresponding legend on reverse. A delightful portrait for this issue. NGC graded Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,500.

Realized $4,600

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