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    Medallic Theophilus and Constantine Solidus

    Theophilus (AD 829-842), with Constantine (AD 830-831). AV solidus (22mm, 4.41 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, AD 830-831. * ΘЄOFI-LOS ЬASILЄ', crowned facing bust of Theophilus, wearing slight beard and chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding patriarchal cross in right hand and akakia in left / + COhSTAhT' ?ЄSPOTI' Λ, crowned facing bust of Constantine, beardless, wearing loros, holding  globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in right hand and cruciform scepter in left. Sear 1654. DOC 2a. Very rare! An exceptional specimen, struck on a broad, medallic flan, displaying full legends and extraordinary detail. NGC (photo-certificate) MS? 5/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, December 1999), lot --. 

    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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