Lot 1681
Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025. Seal (Lead, 27 mm, 16.88 g, 12 h). +ЄΜ[ΜΑ-ΝΟVΗΛ] / IC - [XC] Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing a nimbus cruciger, each arm of the cross decorated with pearls, holding book of Gospels in his left hand and raising his right in benediction. Rev. [+bASIL C COҺSTAҺTI bA] Facing half-length busts of Basil II, wearing loros, and Constantine VIII, wearing chlamys, holding long patriarchal cross between them, each wearing crowns with pendilia. DO Seals 69. Zacos/Veglery 76. Short blank and with some scrapes, otherwise, about very fine.
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50 CHF
Hammer price:
550 CHF
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Closing time: 16-Aug-20, 19:07:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.