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    Rare Antioch Solidus

    Julian II, as Caesar (AD 355-360). AV solidus (21mm, 4.26 gm, 6h).  Antioch, AD 355-361. D N IVLIANV-S NOB CAES, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian right, left shoulder raised, seen from front / GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE, Roma enthroned facing, and Constantinopolis enthroned left, holding scepter, foot on ship's prow, supporting between them a wreath surrounding an eight-pointed star, SMANS in exergue. RIC 166 (R4). Cohen 22. Depeyrot 9/2 variant (shield instead of wreath). Extremely rare! Light graffito in obverse field. NGC (photo-certificate) XF 5/5 - 2/5, graffiti.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Dreesmann Collection (Spink London, 13 April 2000), lot 210; F Sternberg VII (24 November 1977), lot 1108; M&M 52 (1975), lot 781; Mazzini Collection, pl. 56, 23.  

    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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    April, 2014
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