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Lot 1719    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $550
SOLD $520

CONSTANS II, (641-668), gold solidus, (4.3 grams), Constantinople mint, Class V, issued c.659-661, Officina **G*, obv. large crowned long-bearded facing bust of Constans, wearing chlamys and plumed helmet, ornamented with cross, Constantine IV on right wearing crown with cross on top, cross between, around dN CONSI TANUI, rev. Cross potent above globus, figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, each holding cross on globe, around [VIC]TORIA A VGU**G*, in exergue CONOB, (S.962, cf.DOC 28, R.-, T.-). Scratches on reverse, otherwise extremely fine and very scarce.

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