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    Rare Syracuse Semissis

    Michael III "the Drunkard" (AD 842-867). AV semissis (13mm, 1.68 gm, 6h).  Syracuse, AD 866 AD. MI-XAHL Θ, crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding patriarchal cross on globus in right hand / MI-XAHL, crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing loros,  holding patriarchal cross on globus in right hand. Sear 1694. DO 9. Struck in debased metal. Rare! NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Bonham's (London, October 1995), lot 203. 

    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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    September, 2014
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