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LOT 3500

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Ancient Byzantine Coins - Justinian II with Tiberius - Gold Christ Solidus

705-711 AD

Constantinople mint. Obv: ChS REX REGNANTIUM legend with bust of Christ facing wearing pallium and colobium raising right hand in benediction, holding book of Gospels in left hand. Rev: IUSTINIANVS ET TIBERIUS PP legend with half-length figures of Justinian left and Tiberius right each wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, holding cross potent on two steps between them. 4.36 grams. Almost as struck; with lustre. A superb example.

Provenance
Property of a deceased Cambridgeshire collector; ex Spink (with ticket).

Literature
D.O. 2a; BMC p.354, note; R. 1706; B.N. 8-11; M.I.B. 2a; Sear 1414.

Footnotes
This lot is being sold for the benefit of a Cambridgeshire charity.


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The May Fair Hotel London
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Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
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