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    Rare Rome EL Solidus

    Leo III the Isaurian (AD 717-741), with Constantine V (AD 720-775). EL solidus (21mm, 4.08 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 721-741. D N O LЄ PA MЧL, crowned facing bust of Leo, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left / D N O CON-TANTI, crowned facing bust of Constantine, beardless, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand and akakia in left, q in left field, + in right. Sear 1533. DOC 73 (same dies). Extremely rare! Struck in heavily debased metal, resembling silver. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice XF? 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex M & M (Basel, February 1995), 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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