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    Gem MS Constans II Solidus

    Constans II Pogonatus (AD 641-668), with Constantine IV. AV solidus (20mm, 4.40 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, 3rd officina, AD 661-663. Blundered legend, crowned facing busts of Constans, bearded, and Constantine IV, beardless, crown of Constans surmounted by plume; cross above / VICTORIA AVGЧ, cross potent on steps; Heraclius, holding long cross, and Tiberius, holding globus cruciger, standing facing on either side, Γ//CONOB in exergue. Sear 964. DOC 30c. A flawless piece, well struck on a broad flan and fully lustrous. NGC Gem MS 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Lexington Collection of Jonathan K. Kern.

    An unimprovable example of this type, as attested by the NGC grade of Gem MS, the highest possible grade for an ancient coin. 


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