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    Lightweight Rarity, Ex Hunt

    Maurice Tiberius (AD 582-602). AV lightweight solidus of 22 siliquae (21mm, 4.09 gm, 6h). Antioch, AD 584-602. ?N MAVRIC TIb P P AVC, pearl-diademed, helmeted, draped, and cuirassed bust of Maurice facing, helmet surmounted by cross, holding globus cruciger in right hand, shield with horseman motif on left arm / VICTORI-A AVCC ΘS, Angel standing facing, holding long staff terminating in staurogram and globus cruciger; OB+* in exergue. Sear 530 (no price, listed as "Extremely Rare"). DOC 151 var. MIB 12. Perfectly centered and sharply struck. NGC (photo-certificates) AU 5/5 - 3/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, 2 November 1998), lot 147; William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 5 December 1990), lot 154; Bonham's (London, 3 December 1980), lot 68. 

    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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    September, 2014
    3rd-10th Wednesday-Wednesday
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