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    Rare Syracuse Solidus

    Justinian II, first reign (AD 685-695). AV solidus (20mm, 4.14 gm, 6h).  Syracuse, AD 687-692. ? IЧSTI-NIANЧS P, facing bust of Justinian, lightly bearded, wearing crown topped by cross and  chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand / VICTORIA AVΣЧ, cross potent set upon three steps, K in right field, Є//CONOB. Sear 1286. DOC 45. MIB 11 (as second reign). Very rare! NGC (photo-certificate) Choice VF 4/5 - 3/5, ex-mount.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, New York, 2 November 1998), lot 330; William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 5-6 December 1990), lot 519. 

    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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