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    Basil II Bulgaroctonos (AD 976-1025), with Constantine VIII. AV histamenon nomisma (26mm, 4.42 gm, 7h).  Constantinople, 1005-1025. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄΣNANTIhM, bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing cruciform nimbus with crescents in upper quarters, pallium, and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, and holding book of Gospels cradled in left arm / + bASIL Є COhStAhtIh R, crowned facing busts of Basil, bearded, wearing loros of square pattern and being crowned from above by manus Die, and Constantine, beardless, wearing jeweled chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding long cross between them. Sear 1800. DOC 6a. Bold strike. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, 22 February 1989), lot 74. 

    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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