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    Irene as Regent Augusta

    Constantine VI and Irene (AD 780-797). AV solidus (20mm, 4.38 gm, 6h). Constantinople, AD 793-797. IRIhH AΓOVSΤI, crowned facing bust of Irene, her crown with four pinnacles, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in right hand and cross-tipped scepter in left / COhSTAhTIhOS bASI Θ, crowned facing bust of Constantine, holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left. Sear 1594. DOC 3a.1. Minor areas of weak strike. NGC (photo-certificate AU 4/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Dreesmann Collection (Spink London, 13 July 2000), lot 600; K. Kress 149 (10 November 1969), lot 1003.

    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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