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Lot 441. Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII AV Histamenon

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Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII AV Histamenon

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Bidding closed (Sunday, December 15th, 21:27:00 CET)
Current time: Saturday, July 11th, 21:30:38 CEST

Price realised: CHF 550.00 (4 bids)
Approx. EUR 488.44 / USD 544.89 / GBP 429.19

High bidder: Bidder 2

eAuction #66, Lot 441. Estimate: CHF 500.00

Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII (976-1025 AD). AV Histamenon (26 mm, 4.40 g), Constantinopolis, c. 977-989 (?).
+IҺS XIS RЄX RЄςNANTIҺm, Bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, bearded, with cross nimbus hacing one pellet in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; right hand raised in blessing in sling of himation, left clasps book to breast.
Rev. +bASIL C COҺSTAҺTI b R, Two busts facing, Basil to left, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross, Constantine to right, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross, holding between them by right hands a patriarchal cross.
DOC 2; Ratto 1937.

Die-shift on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.



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