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    Rare Rome Mint Solidus

    Justinian II, first reign (AD 685-695). AV solidus (20mm, 4.13 gm, 6h).  Rome. D N ЧSTINI-ANЧS PЄ V, facing bust of Justinian, lightly bearded, wearing crown topped by cross and  chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand / VICTRA AVΣЧ, cross potent set upon three steps, Є (?)//CONOB. Sear 1319 variant (legends slightly different). DOC 74b variant (legends slightly different). MIB 29 (this coin). Extremely rare! Scratch in reverse field. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice XF 4/5 - 4/5, edge marks.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Dreesmann Collection (Spink & Sons London, 13 July 2000), lot 558; F. Sternberg VIII (16 November 1978), lot 873.

    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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