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Lot 2953    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Ancient Gold Coins - Byzantine

Estimate $500
SOLD $450

NICEPHORUS III, (A.D.1078-1081), electrum gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople mint, (4.37 g), obv. bearded Christ enthroned no back, facing, wearing nimbus, raising right hand, in left hand the Gospels, IC XC across, double dotted border, rev. +NIKH**F D*EC T W ROTANIAT, around a standing Nicophorus facing, bearded wearing crown and loros, holding labarum with X on shaft and globe with cross, (S.1881, DOC 3, BMC 7-11, R.2051-2). Good very fine/nearly extremely fine and very scarce.

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