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    Rare Lightweight Solidus

    Heraclius (AD 610-641). AV lightweight solidus of 20 siliquae (20mm, 3.87 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, AD 613-630. ddNN hЄRACLIЧS ЄT hЄRA CONST PP AV, crowned facing busts of Heraclius (on left) and Heraclius Constantine, each wearing chlamys, cross between / VICTORIA AVΖЧЄ, cross potent on three steps, OB + * in exergue. Sear 775. DO 12. Very rare! NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 3/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Dreesmann Collection, Part II (Spink & Sons, London, July 2000), lot 478; Goodacre Collection (Christie's, 22 May 1986), lot 107.

    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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