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    Basiliscus and Marcus, Eastern Roman Emperors (AD 475-476). AV solidus (21mm, 4.49 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, late Fall AD 475-August AD 476, D N bASILISCI ET MARC P AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust (of Basiliscus?) facing, head slightly right, holding spear over right shoulder and on left arm shield with horseman motif / VICTORI - A AVCCC Z, Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; star in right field, CONOB in exergue. RIC X 1025 (R2). Hahn 8. Depeyrot 105/2. Very rare. Central flan flaw obscuring emperor's face. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 2/5 - 5/5, adjusted flan.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex William Herbert Hunt Collection (Sotheby's New York, 21 June 1991), lot 26. 

    All Roman gold coins from the Dimitriadis Collection have been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. These may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. Please e-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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