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Lot 4764    SESSION 18 (2.30PM THURSDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER)    Ancient Gold Coins - Byzantine

Estimate $1,500
Current Bid No bids
Bidding Closes 02 Sep 12:30

EUDOCIA, with Michael VII and Constantius, (A.D. 1067), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople Mint, (4.11 g), obv. Christ Pantocrator seated facing on throne, wearing nimbus crown, colobium, and pallium, raising hand in benediction, and holding Gospel book, around +IhS XIS RECX REGNANTINM, rev. Eudocia standing on footstool, flanked by her sons Michael and Constantius, around +MIX EV DK KWNS, (S.1857, DOC 1). Very fine - good very fine and extremely rare.

Ex Dr L.J. Sherwin Collection. Previously M.R.Roberts, 21.1.1987. Also Baldwin, from the Ratto Sale, 1930, lot 2025. Same dies illustrated in Goodacre.

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