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Lot 1605    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $450
SOLD $500

CONSTANTINE IV, (668-685), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, Class III, issued 674-681, (4.394 grams), officina E, obv. helmeted three-quarter cuirassed bust to right, with frontal plume, holding spear and shield, around dN CO [T N]VSPP, rev. Cross potent on three steps, between Heraclius and Tiberius, around VICTOA AVGUE, (S.1154, DOC 8c, To.22-4). Possibily has been mounted, weak in places, otherwise good very fine.

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  • Lot 1605   This lot

    CONSTANTINE IV, (668-685), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, Class III, issued 674-681, (4.394 grams), officina E, ...

    Estimate $450

  • Lot 1606  

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  • Lot 1607  

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    Estimate $2,000