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Lot 1718    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $300
SOLD $290

CONSTANS II, (641-668), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, issued 651-4, (4.328 grams), officina **Q*, obv. facing bust of Constans with long beard, wearing chlamys and crown, around dN C[ONStA]N TINUS PP AV, rev. cross potent on base and three steps, below [C]ONOB, around VICTORIA AVG**Q*, (S.956 (£250 EF), DOW [19i]). Graffiti in reverse field, weak on places in legend, portrait very fine, otherwise fine.

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