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Ancients: Constantine VI and Irene (AD 780-797). AV solidus (19mm, 4.46 gm, 6h). ...

2012 April 25-May 1 World & Ancient Coins CICF Signature Auction- Chicago #3019

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Auction Ended On: Apr 25, 2012
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Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

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Imperial Mother and Son
Constantine VI and Irene (AD 780-797). AV solidus (19mm, 4.46 gm, 6h). Constantinople, AD 790-792. COhSTAhTINOS CA-B ?, facing crowned busts of Constantine VI (left) and Irene, he wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger, she wearing loros and holding cross scepter, cross between heads / SVh IRIh AVG, crowned figures of Leo III, Constantine V and Leo IV seated facing. Sear 1591. DO 2. Rare! Minor obverse doubling in legend, otherwise well struck with strong figures. Nearly Extremely Fine.

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