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Lot 4762    SESSION 18 (2.30PM THURSDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER)    Ancient Gold Coins - Byzantine

Estimate $300
SOLD $550

JOHN I TZIMISCES, (A.D.969-976), gold histamenon nomisma, Constantinople Mint, (4.03g), issued A.D.973-976, obv. facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, rev. crowned facing bust of John, holding patriarchal cross, being crowned by the Virgin Mary to right; manus Dei above John (S.1785, DOC 3; F?eg 4.C). A few light scratches, good fine.

Ex Dr L.J.Sherwin Collection, from CNG E-sale 325 (lot 747) 23.4.14/

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