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    Extremely Rare Alexandria Issue

    Justin II (AD 565-578). AV solidus (20mm, 4.48 gm, 7h).  Alexandria, IY 10 (AD 574/5). D N I-VSTI-NVS PP AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding in right hand small figure of Victory holding wreath on globe, and on left arm shield with horseman motif / VICTORI-A AVCCC I (Indictional year?), Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head right, holding spear in right hand and globus cruciger in left; cross in left field, AΛΞOB (the Ξ reverted) in exergue. Sear 388. DOC 187. MIB 12. Extremely rare-- the first specimen of this mintmark type offered in nearly two decades! Edge crimped 12-2:00. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU 4/5 - 2/5, wrinkled.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, June 1996), lot 99. 

    This coin from the Dimitriadis Collection has been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. It may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. E-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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