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    Nicephorus II Phocas (AD 963-969), with Basil II. AV histamenon nomisma (21mm, 4.35 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, AD 963-964. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄΣNANTIhM, bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing cruciform nimbus, raising right hand in benediction, and holding book of Gospels cradled in left arm / + hICHFOP CЄ ЬASIL' AЧΣΣ Ь R', crowned facing busts of Nicephorus (on left), bearded and wearing loros, and Basil, beardless, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding long patriarchal cross between. Sear 1776. DOC 1.3. Rare. NGC (photo-certificate) AU 5/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Spink & Sons (London, October 1991), lot 188. 

    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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