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Anonymous Folles of Christ, Time of Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025 AD, Christ Pantocrator


Ruler: Time of Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII
Province: Constantinopolis
Date: 976-1025 AD
Denomination: AE Follis
Composition: Bronze
Obverse: Bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing nimbus cross ornamented with two dots in the limbs of the cross, holding book of Gospels with both hands, the cover ornamented with central pellet in border of dots
Reverse: + IҺSЧS/ XRISTЧS/ ЬASILЄЧ/ ЬASILЄ in four lines; ornament above and below
Size: 27.69mm, 11.2g, 6h
Grade: gVF, glossy dark-brown surfaces, some areas of roughness and flatness of strike
Provenance: ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 443 (1 May 2019), Lot 642
Reference(s): DOC III A2.24a; SBCV 1813

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Anonymous Folles of Christ, Time of Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025 AD, Christ Pantocrator


Ruler: Time of Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII
Province: Constantinopolis
Date: 976-1025 AD
Denomination: AE Follis
Composition: Bronze
Obverse: Bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing nimbus cross ornamented with two dots in the limbs of the cross, holding book of Gospels with both hands, the cover ornamented with central pellet in border of dots
Reverse: + IҺSЧS/ XRISTЧS/ ЬASILЄЧ/ ЬASILЄ in four lines; square ornament above and below
Size: 31.59mm, 13.5h, 6h
Grade: gVF, irregular flan, glossy dark-brown surfaces
Provenance: ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 446 (19 June 2019), Lot 468
Reference(s): DOC III A2.47; SBCV 1813

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Byzantine Cup Coins, 12th to 13th Centuries AD


Ruler: Various
Province: Byzantine Empire
Date: 12th to 13th Centuries AD
Denomination: Trachy (cup-shaped)
Composition: Billion
Obverse: Various
Reverse: Various
Grade: F to gVF
Provenance: ex Wholesale source

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Heraclian Dynasty, Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641 AD, Struck c. 616-625 AD


Ruler: Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine (as co-emperor)
Province: Constantinople Mint, 10th officina
Date: 616-625 AD
Denomination: AV Solidus
Composition: Gold
Obverse: dd NN ҺERACLIЧS ET ҺERA CONST PP, Facing busts of Heraclius (on left) and Heraclius Constantine (on right); each wears chlamys and simple crown with cross on circlet; Heraclius has short beard, whilst his son, whose bust is much smaller, is beardless; above, cross
Reverse: VICTORIA AVςЧ I / CONOB, Cross potent on three steps
Size: 20.59mm, 4.3g, 6h
Grade: gVF, slightly clipped, graffiti in reverse field
Reference(s): DOC 13i var. (pellet in right field of rev.); MIB 11; SBCV 738

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Heraclian Dynasty, Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641 AD, Struck c. 629-631 AD


Ruler: Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine (as co-emperor)
Province: Constantinople Mint, 8th officina
Date: 629-631 AD
Denomination: AV Solidus
Composition: Gold
Obverse: dd NN ҺERACLI[ЧS ET ҺERA CONST PP AVG], Facing busts of Heraclius (on left) and Heraclius Constantine (on right); each wears chlamys and crown with cross on circlet; Heraclius has long beard and whiskers, whilst his son, whose bust is much smaller, has slight beard and moustache; above, cross
Reverse: VICTORIA AVςЧ H / CONOB, Cross potent on three steps
Size: 20.10mm, 4.3g, 6h
Grade: gVF, obverse slightly off centre, slightly clipped
Reference(s): DOC 26h; MIB 29; SBCV 749

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Justinian Dynasty, Justin I, 518-527 AD, Gold, AV Tremissis, struck 518-527 AD


Ruler: Justin I
Province: Constantinopolis
Date: 518-527 AD
Denomination: AV Tremissis
Composition: Gold
Obverse: D N INVSTINVS PP AVG, Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Justin I, right
Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB, Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger; to right, star
Size: 14.30mm, 1.1g, 6h
Grade: VF, toned, areas of weak strike, scratches, slightly wavy flan, clipped
Provenance: ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 443 (1 May 2019), Lot 618
Reference(s): DOC I 4; MIBE 5; SBCV 58

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Justinian Dynasty, Justin I, 518-527 AD, Gold, AV Tremissis, struck 518-527 AD, ICG Certified


Ruler: Justin I
Province: Constantinopolis
Date: 527-565 AD
Denomination: AV Tremissis
Composition: Gold
Obverse: D N INVSTINIANVS PP AVG, Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Justin I, right
Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB, Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger; to right, star
Size: 16mm, 7h
Grade: VF, toned, areas of weak strike, scratches, slightly wavy flan, clipped
Provenance: In ICG encapsulation, 1536820110, graded AU50, ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 446 (19 June 2019), Lot 440
Reference(s): DOC I 19; MIBE 19; SBCV 145

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Macedonian Dynasty, Leo VI, "the Wise", 886-912 AD, AE Follis


Ruler: Leo VI the Wise
Province: Constantinople mint
Date: 886-912 AD
Denomination: AE Follis
Composition: Bronze
Obverse: +LЄOҺ ЬASILЄVS ROM, Bust facing, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding akakia in left hand
Reverse: +LЄOҺ/ЄҺ ӨЄO ЬA/SILЄVS R/OmЄOҺ in four lines
Size: 26.55mm, 7.8g, 6h
Grade: VF, well struck, attractive dark green patina with earthen fill
Reference(s): SBCV 1729; DOC 8

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Phocas, 602-610 AD, Gold, AV Solidus, struck 604-607 AD


Ruler: Phocas
Province: Constantinopolis, 7th officina
Date: 604-607 AD
Denomination: AV Solidus
Composition: Gold
Obverse: ON FOCAS PERP AVG, Draped and cuirassed bust facing, wearing crown without pendilia and holding globus cruciger
Reverse: VICTORIA AVGG Z / CONOB, Angel standing facing, holding long staff surmounted by staurogram and globus cruciger
Size: 21.53mm, 4.32g, 6h
Grade: aEF, areas of flat strike, graffiti and some minor marks, edge clipped.
Provenance: ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 443 (1 May 2019), Lot 622
Reference(s): DOC II 5g; MIBE 7; SBCV 618

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SOLD: Manuel I Comnenus 1143-1180 AD, AE Half Tetarteron, struck c. 1143-1152 AD


Ruler: Manuel I Comnenus
Province: Thessalonica mint
Date: circa 1143-1152 AD
Denomination: AE Half Tetarteron
Composition: Bronze
Obverse: Monogram, M-K-Λ-Δ
Reverse: Bust of Manuel facing, beardless, wearing crown and loros, and holding labarum and globus cruciger
Size: 17.26mm, 1.7g, 6h
Grade: gF, brown patina
Provenance: ex uncleaned lot, cleaned by Ancient Coin Traders
Reference(s): SBC 1977; DOC IV 20

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SOLD: Alexius III angelus-Comnenus, AE Trachy, 1195-1203 AD


Ruler: Alexius III angelus-Comnenus
Province: Constantinople
Date: 1195-1203 AD
Denomination: AE Trachy
Composition: Bronze
Obverse: KE ROHQEI around, IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, right hand raised, holding scroll in left
Reverse: ALEZIW DECP O KWNTANTI, Alexius, crowned, and St Constantine, nimbate, each wearing divitision and loros, both standing facing, each holding a labarum and the two holding a cross on globe between them
Grade: gVF, darkly toned
Provenance: Uncleaned lot. Coin was cleaned by Ancient Coin Traders
Reference(s): SBCV 2012; BMC 16-18.

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SOLD: Ancient Byzantine Coin of the Virgin Mary


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