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Lot 183

Estimate: 650 CHF   |   Starting price: 650 CHF Price realized: 650 CHF
Basilius II Bulgaroktonos, 976-1025. With his brother Constantinus VIII. Histamenon Nomisma, 1005-1025. AV 4.42 g. +IhS XIS RªX RªGNANTIhw Nimbate, facing bust of Christ, wearing tunic and himation; crescents in the two upper parts of the nimbus; all within triple dotted circle. Rev. +bASIL C COnSTAnTI bR Facing half-lenght figures of Basil, bearded, wearing loros, pendilia and crown with cross, crown (wreath) above head, and of beardless Constantine, wearing chlamys, pendilia and crown with cross; holding between them long patriarchal cross with their r. hands; all within triple dotted circle. DO 621, 6a; Sear 1800.
Scarce. Small scratch on obv. Extremely fine

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