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    Unpublished Syracuse Variety

    Justinian II, first reign (AD 685-695). AV solidus (21mm, 4.02 gm, 6h).  Syracuse, AD 687-690. ? IЧSTI-NIANЧS P P, crowned and bearded bust of Justinian facing, wearing unusual chlamys and holding globus cruciger / VICTORA AVΖЧΘ, cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue. Sear 1280 variant. DOC --. MIB 21 variant. Extremely rare! Apparently unpublished with this obverse legend. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU? 5/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, 2 November 1998), lot 328.

    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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