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BYZANTINE COINAGE

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Description

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BY-JKTU

TIBERIUS II CONSTANTINE

Gold Solidus, ca.579-82AD, ca.21mm, ca.4.5g.

Dm TIb CONS-TANT P P AVI, crowned and cuirassed bust facing, holding cross on globe and shield decorated with horseman motif / VICTORI-A AVGGG, cross potent on three steps. CONOB.

BCV422

Fine bust!

£350

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BY-UTQP

HERACLIUS + HERACLIUS CONSTANTINE

Gold Solidus, ca.626-9AD, ca.21mm, ca.4.5g.

Constantinople. dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AVG, facing busts of Heraclius, with moustache, short beard and tufts of hair at ears, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, (bust almost same size), beardless on right, both wearing chlamys and simple crown with cross on circlet; cross between their heads / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps.

| K, CONOB

BCV745

SCARCE

£345

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BY-PQTW

CONSTANS II & CONSTANTINE IV with, HERCLIUS + TIBERIUS

Gold Solidus, ca.661-3AD, ca.18mm, ca.4.4g.

Constantinople. Facing busts of Constans, with long beard on left, wearing plumed helmet, and Constantine, beardless, on right, crowned; each wearing chlamys; cross between their heads / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps between facing standing figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, both beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys and holding cross on globe; CONOB Q

BCV969

SCARCE+ with CONOB Q

£340

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BY-BFKJ

CONSTANTINE VII + ROMANUS II

Gold Solidus, ca.661-3AD, ca.18mm, ca.4.4g.

IhS SPE REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, nimbate with two or three dots in each limb of the cross, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels / CONSTANT' CE ROMAN M AVG bR, Facing, crowned busts of Constantine VII with short beard on left, wearing loros, and Romanus II, wearing chlamys, unbearded, on right, holding long patriarchal cross between them.

BCV1751

Super bust of Christ!

£750

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BY-DJKJ

JOHN I, TZIMISCES

Gold Histamenon Nomisma, ca.969-976AD, ca.21mm, ca.4.5g.

Constantinople. Facing bust of Christ, nimbate, raising hand in benediction, holding Gospels; nimbus with two pellets in arms of cross / Half-length facing busts of John, wearing crown and loros, holding patriarchal cross, being crowned by Mary, wearing stola and maphorium, MQ above Mary; manus Dei above John.

BCV1786

RARE

£1,550

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BY-FJWT

ISAAC II ANGELUS

1st Reign Gold Hyperpyron, ca.1185-95AD?, ca.29mm, ca.4.4g.

Constantinople mint. Mary enthroned facing, nimbate, holding the nimbate head of the infant Christ facing / Isaac on the left, crowned by hand of God above, wearing divitision and loros and holding cross-tipped sceptre, and the archangel Michael, beardless and nimbate, in military dress on the right, both standing facing, holding between them a sword in sheath.

BCV2001

£650

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OTHER ANCIENTS

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GR-FJQW

KUSHAN EMPIRE - Vima Kadphises

Gold Stater, ca.100-128AD, ca.20mm, ca.8.0g.

BACILEUC OOH-MO KADFICHC Draped bust of king left on cloud, holding club in right hand. In right field, tamgha./ Shiva standing left, holding trident in right hand. In left field, tamgha, in right field, nandipanda.

Gobl 19

£2,250

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EUROPEAN HAMMERED

Coins shown are not to scale and are subject to availability.

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Description

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AG-QWBF

ANGLO-GALLIC- RICHARD I

Coeur de Lion AR Denier, ca.1189-99AD, ca.18mm, ca.1.0g.

Poitou mint. Small cross pattée / PIC/TAVIE/NSIS in three lines across field; annulet above.

Elias 8d

£90

SOLD

OA-FJDP

ANGLO-GALLIC - HENRY V

4th Iss. Florette, ca.mid 1420, ca.24mm, ca.2.6g.

Rouen. Lis supported by lion rampant each side below crown, pellet under first letter./Cross, fleur de lisée, pellet under first letter.

Elias 249a(R)

RARE

£200

SOLD

AG-FDWP

ANGLO-GALLIC - HENRY VI

Gold Salut d'or, ca.1423>, ca.26mm, ca.3.5g.

mm Leopard. Rouen mint. Shield of France, left, and England, right, Virgin Mary behind, left, angel Gabriel, right, between them a banner surmounted by sun rays./Latin cross within tressure, 'h' below, dividing lis and leopard, mullet stops, pellet in annulet on inner circle under last letter of legend

Elias 270c

Part of a gentleman's collection of Anglo-French coins

£1,150

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AG-WFPU

ANGLO-GALLIC - HENRY VI

Denier Tournois, ca.1423AD>, ca.19mm, ca.0.9g.

Fer de moulin, hENRICVS REX Stop, annulet enclosing pellet. Fleur-de-lis and leopard to left within circle./Fer de moulin. TVRONVS FRANCIE Stop, annulet enclosing pellet. Cross pattee within inner circle.

Elias 307

VERY RARE

£240

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OA-FBQT

NETHERLANDS - GELDERLAND ARNOLD VAN EGMOND

Gold Florin, ca.1423-72AD, ca.23mm, ca.3.0g.

£275

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OA-BQQF

SPAIN - Jeanne + Charles

Escudo, ca.1535>, ca.22mm, ca.3.2g.

S = Seville

£400

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OA-JKFT

FRANCE - Charles II (the bad), Navarre

Gold Florin, ca.1349-87, ca.21mm, ca.3.3g.

VERY RARE

£895

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OA-JBPK

FRANCE - Philippe VI

Gold Ecu d'or a la chaise, 6th iss., ca.1553, ca.27mm, ca.9.4g.

The crowned King seated in a Gothic stall, holding sceptre in r., leaning l. hand on shield./Quadrilateral cross fleury, in a quatrefoil decorated with leaves and four leaf clovers.

Dy.249E

£1,395

SOLD


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