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    Sharp Leo III / Constantine V Semissis

    Leo III the Isaurian (AD 717-741), with Constantine V (AD 720-775). AV semissis (18mm, 2.17 gm, 6h). Constantinople, AD 732-737. ? N D LЄO-N PA MЧL·, crowned facing bust of Leo, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left / ? N CONST-ANTINЧ´, crowned facing bust of Constantine, beardless, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left. Sear 1506. DOC 12. Berk 221 (this coin). Well struck and attractive. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 4/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, New York, 2 November 1998), lot 394. 

    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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