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Lot 1723    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $280
SOLD $250

ROMANUS IV, (1068-1071), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople mint, Class II, (4.342 grams), obv. Christ standing on footstool, with nimbus crowning Romanus and Eudocia, IC XC, around +PWMAN 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). Surface scratches, otherwise nearly very fine.

Ex S.V. Hagley Collection.

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