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Lot 2020       Ancient Gold

Estimate $600

MICHAEL VII, (A.D.1071-1078), scyphate gold histamenon nomisma, Constantinople mint, (4.30 grams), obv. Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus, raising right hand, in left hand the Gospels, IC XC across, double dotted border, rev. +MIX AHL BACIL I, around bust of Michael facing, bearded wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globe with cross, (S.1869, DOC.1, BN 11-13, BMC 1). Well struck in as struck condition with original mint bloom, good extremely fine and a rare type.

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