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    Basil II Bulgaroctonos (AD 976-1025), with Constantine VIII. AR miliaresion (30mm, 2.95 gm, 12h).  Constantinople, AD 989-1025. ЄΠ TOV TΩNICAT' bASILЄIC CΩhST', ornamented cross-crosslet set on four steps; to left, crowned bust of Basil facing, wearing loros, to left, crowned and draped bust of Constantine facing, X and dot within cross within crescent / - Θ -/ + bASIL'/ C CΩhSTAh/ ΠORFVROΣ'/ ΠISTVbAS/ RΩmAIΩ'/ - Θ -. Sear 1812. DOC 20. An impressive piece, struck on a broad flan and attractively toned. NGC (photo-certificate) AU? 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Private purchase from Spink & Sons, London, July 1997.

    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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