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    Unique Ravenna Mint Issue

    Justinian II, first reign (AD 685-695). AV solidus (22mm, 3.89 gm, 6h).  Ravenna, 3rd officina, AD 687-695. D N IЧSTINIA-NЧS PЄ AV, crowned bust of Justinian facing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger / VICTORA AVΖЧS, cross potent on three steps, Γ// CONOB. Cf. Sear 1316 (no officina letter). Cf. DO 78-79. Apparently unrecorded and unique! NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 4/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Triton IV (5 December 2000), lot 776; "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, 2 November 1998), lot 495; William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 5-6 December 1990), lot 521. 

    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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