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Lot 1722    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $500
SOLD $550

ROMANUS IV, (1068-1071), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople mint, Class II, (4.384 grams), obv. Christ standing on footstool, with nimbus crowning Romanus and Eudocia, IC XC, around +PWMA EVDKKA (sic), rev. Michael in centre, Constantius on left (with double image), and Andronicus on right, without footstools, around KWN MX AND, (S.1861, DOC.2, R.2026). Nearly extremely fine and scarce.

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