A rare and beautifully preserved solidus of Constantine IV
Lot 286
Constantine IV Pogonatus, with Heraclius and Tiberius, 668-685. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.46 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, 668. δ N CONSTANTNIЧS C COS Facing bust of Constantine IV, beardless, wearing crown surmounted by cross and chlamys and holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ [...] / CONOB Cross potent on three steps between standing figures of Heraclius on the left and Tiberius on the right; both crowned, wearing chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in their right hands. DOC 1. MIB 1B. SB 1147. Rare. A lustrous and beautifully preserved example of this difficult issue. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector’s ticket), received as a birthday present in 1967 and previously privately acquired from Dr. F. Sternberg on 15 August 1967.
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500 CHF
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11000 CHF
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Closing time: 20-Aug-22, 14:22:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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