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    Theophilus (AD 829-842). AV solidus (17mm, 3.80 gm, 6h).  Syracuse, AD 831-842. * ΘEO-FILOS bASIL, crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, cross potent / ΘEOFI-LOS bASIL, crowned bust of Theophilus facing, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger. Sear 1671. DOC 18. Scarce! NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Dreesmann Collection (Spink & Sons London, 13 July 2000), lot 620; M & M Basel FPL 290 (July 1968), no. 37.

    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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