Celtic, Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Th, 10.05.2018, from 06:30 PM CEST
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Irene, 797-802. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.81 g, 6 h), Syracuse, c. 797/8. IREN AΓOVST Bust of Irene facing, wearing chlamys and crown with pendilia and a cross on a semicircle between two pinnacles, holding an akakia in her left hand; behind her shoulders, the two curved lines of a throne-back. Rev. AΓOVST Bust of Irene facing, wearing loros and crown with pendilia and a cross on a triangle between two pinnacles, holding a cross potent on base in her right hand. Anastasi 452. DOC 3. SB 1601. Spahr 340. Extremely rare, beautifully struck on a very broad flan with all details clearly on the coin. Good extremely fine.

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Price realized 5'500 CHF
Starting price 6'000 CHF
Estimate 7'500 CHF
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