Ancient and World Coins

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Description

NICEPHORUS BASILACIUS (Usurper, 1078). Follis. Thessalonica.

Obv: IC - XC.
Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator.
Rev: C - B / N - B.
Jeweled patriarchal cross set upon base.

Sear 1890; CNG 90, lot 1958 (which realized a hammer of $3,000).

Extremely rare, and possibly the finest known.

Condition: Near extremely fine.

Weight: 6.01 g.
Diameter: 26 mm.

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Price realized 3'250 EUR (17 bids)
Starting price 800 EUR
Estimate 1'000 EUR
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