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Lot 2017       Ancient Gold

Estimate $500

CONSTANS II, (641-668), gold solidus, issued, (4.42 grams), Constantinople mint, Class VI, issued c.661-663, Officina **D, obv. large crowned long-bearded bust facing of Constans, wearing chlamys and plumed helmet, ornamented with cross, Constantine IV on right wearing crown cross on top, around dN CONST ANU, rev. Cross potent on globe above three steps, figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, each holding cross on globe, around VICTORI A AVGU**D, in exergue CONOB, (S.964, DOC 30d, BMC 55 = T.293). Light scratches in field on obverse and reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

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