A rare and attractive solidus of Irene
Lot 1511
Irene, 797-802. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. ЄIRIҺH bASILISSH Crowned bust of Irene facing, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in her right hand and cruciform scepter in her left. Rev. ЄIRIҺH bASILISSHX Crowned bust of Irene facing, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in her right hand and cruciform scepter in her left. DOC 1c. SB 1599. Rare. An attractive example of this historically important issue with two lovely portraits. Minor areas of weakness, otherwise, extremely fine.
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1500 CHF
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3400 CHF
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Closing time: 31-May-20, 18:06:00 CEST
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