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    Alexius I Comnenus (1081-1118). EL histamenon nomisma (29mm, 4.43 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, pre-reform coinage, 1081-1092. Barred IC - XC, Christ Pantocrator seated facing on square-backed throne with nimbus, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left arm / +AΛEXIΩ ΔEC - ΠOT, crowned facing bust of Alexius, wearing divitision and jeweled chlamys, holding scepter surmounted by pelleted star in right hand and globus cruciger in left. Sear 1893. DO 2b.1. Lovely iridescent toning. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU 4/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 5-6 December 1990), lot 884 (part of). 

    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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