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    Basil II Bulgaroctonos (AD 976-1025), with Constantine VIII. AV histamenon nomisma (22mm, 4.44 gm, 7h).  Constantinople, AD 978-989. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄΣNANTIhM, bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing cruciform nimbus with two pellets in each arm of cross, pallium, and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, and holding book of Gospels cradled in left arm / + ЬASIL C COhSTAhT' Ь R, crowned busts of Basil (on left), with slight beard, wearing loros of lozenge pattern, and Constantine, beardless, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, each grasping long patriarchal staff held between them. Sear 1796. DOC 2. Rare. NGC (photo-certificate) AU? 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex P.J. Donald Collection (Baldwin's London, 11 October 1995), lot 219. 

    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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