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    Michael III "the Drunkard" (AD 842-867). Base AV semissis (13mm, 1.58 gm, 6h).  Syracuse, AD 842-866 AD. MI-XAHΛ, crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, holding globus cruciger in right hand / MI-XAHΛ, crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing loros,  holding globus cruciger in right hand. Sear 1695. DO 10. 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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